"We can't afford to wait any longer," said Ken Wade, executive director of NeighborWorks America. "Loan modification scams have reached epidemic proportions. There are thousands of fraudulent companies out there making a mint," he said.
Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray and Columbus Housing Partnership President and CEO Amy Klaben joined NeighborWorks America CEO Ken Wade at the statehouse in Columbus to launch the campaign. A homeowner who was scammed shared his story and street teams distributed materials.