Fraud Awareness
& Prevention

Fannie Mae is committed to preventing mortgage fraud, including REO Sale and Short Sale fraud, whether perpetrated by borrowers, purchasers, real estate professionals or any other parties involved in real estate transactions. Fannie Mae is at the forefront of developing tools and deterrents designed to prevent mortgage fraud, and we partner with law enforcement agencies in their efforts to detect and prosecute fraud.

Report Fraud

Fannie Mae is committed to preventing mortgage fraud, including fraud perpetrated by any party or parties involved in transactions related to Fannie Mae Short Sales and/or associated with a Fannie Mae REO property. Fannie Mae expects parties in its transactions to consistently and accurately follow both the letter and spirit of all Fannie Mae policies, procedures, functions, guidelines and philosophies, as detailed in the Fannie Mae Servicing Guide and the REO Sales Guide, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

In the event that you have information concerning possible fraud, report the information to your local real estate board or state licensing authority, or report possible fraud directly to Fannie Mae at Mortgage Fraud Tips. You may also call our Fraud Tips Hotline at 1-800-2FANNIE (1-800-232-6643) to report possible fraud or if you have other concerns relating to a Fannie Mae-owned property.

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