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Mortgage Fraud Investigator Specialist I

Location: Irving, TX, United States
Req ID: 016386

Job Description

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We’re here to keep the dream of home ownership alive. Oh, and while we’re at it, we’re determined to change the lending industry itself. It’s simple, but it won’t be easy. And we’ll need a great team behind us. (That’s where you come in.) We want to show the world that transparency, candor and collaboration aren’t just good values. They’re good business. Working here isn’t for people who want to punch a clock. It’s for people who want to punch a hole in the status quo. Come join us. And make a difference instead of just a living.

The Fraud Investigator will be the first point of contact for all business channels in relation to suspicious activity. This position is responsible for performing all internal research and investigation and will provide conclusions to the Department Manager, Compliance, law enforcement and applicable investor. 

Responsibilities

  • Conduct objective, fair, thorough, unbiased and timely investigations into allegations of misrepresentation, omission or misstatement.
  • Review and research evidence/documents to analyze the overall fact pattern of claim and synthesize data into a professional report with recommendations
  • Manage and prioritize pipelines effectively and efficiently to achieve positive results.
  • Conduct difficult investigations of suspected or alleged mortgage fraud, including fraud related to loan origination and servicing.
  • Must be familiar with the Red Flags rule and be able to objectively identify patterns and trends.
  • The fraud investor will manage and review origination fraud in addition to servicing short sale and REO fraud schemes; specifically occupancy, income, straw buyers, property flipping and flopping.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Criminal Justice or related field is required or 7 years experience in mortgage fraud or Anti Money Laundering.
  • ACFE or ACAMS certification preferred.
  • Proven working experience in related field; Originating fraud and underwriting experience is a plus.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to interact with clients, upper management and law enforcement
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Good understanding of tax returns, personal and corporate and all applicable schedules.
  • Must have a good understanding of purchase money transactions and documents.
  • Familiarity with 1004, 1025 and 1073 appraisal forms.
  • Honest and ethical with high levels of integrity and confidentiality.
  • No travel required.

Mr. Cooper is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment where every employee is empowered to be their authentic self.  We know that a large part of our success as a business is directly tied to our ongoing efforts to attract and retain diverse talent and maintain an inclusive environment where each employee can thrive.  Embracing and leveraging diversity through an inclusive work environment fosters new ideas, new insights, and constant innovation.  We strive to weave the principles of diversity and inclusion throughout the fabric of how we work, how we interact, and how we engage with our customers and the community.

Job Requisition ID:

016386

Job Category:

Risk

Primary Location City:

Irving

Primary Location Region:

Texas

Primary Location Postal Code:

75063

Primary Location Country:

United States of America

Posting Organization:

Mr. Cooper

Line of Business:

Compliance

Additional Posting Location(s):

Alternate Requisition:

No

Summary

Protects the organization from losses due to internal or external fraudulent activity. Ensures appropriate resources in the event of a security breach or fraudulent event. Conducts fairly complex investigations for prevention and detection controls. Obtains awareness of current and/or pending legislation related to fraud control.
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