Fraud victims, including one from Johnson County, who paid for but didn’t get help with mortgage payments or stopping foreclosure are getting money from the state.
Homeowners’ losses ranged from $595 to $3,500 and totaled more than $40,880, according to a news release from the state attorney general’s office. The state is paying homeowners amounts equal to their losses up to $3,000. A fraud victim from Johnson County is getting $3,000.
The state is providing more than $32,940 from the state’s consumer protection assistance fund to 18 residents from Allen, Elkhart, Hamilton, Johnson, Marion, Marshall and St. Joseph counties.