As part of National Consumer Protection week, it might be an opportune time to have a look at mortgage fraud and modification scams. Many Americans suffered during the collapse and many are still in full recovery-mode, looking for any port in the storm. Unfortunately, some groups and individuals find that situation to be a perfect opportunity to con desperate individuals out of whatever they have left. To keep yourself safe from fraudulent activities, you should keep yourself informed. Read more about loan modification scams here.