Mortgage application cheats … get ready to be rumbled

Lying about your salary in order to get a bigger mortgage has just become a whole lot more risky.

This week saw the launch of a scheme to combat home-loan fraud which will see the taxman getting involved in cases where the bank or building society thinks there is something fishy about the income someone has declared on their application.

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2011/sep/02/mortgage-application-cheats-hmrc