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Mike Zwerner Joins ServiceLink as SVP of Corporate Development

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ServiceLink has announced the addition of Mike Zwerner as senior vice president of corporate development. Zwerner will direct the company's marketing and communications teams, expansion of key partner relationships, assist in the development and oversight of corporate business development, and help facilitate divisional strategic synergy and execution.Click to continue

Former Interthinx Head Kevin Coop Joins ServiceLink to Lead Enterprise Strategy

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ServiceLink, an end-to-end origination, servicing and default solutions provider for mortgage lenders and servicers, has announced that Kevin Coop has joined as executive vice president of enterprise strategy. Coop will coordinate overall business development for ServiceLink’s originations and default sales teams, marketing group and product development strategy team. He also manages the continued development and execution of the enterprise growth strategy for ServiceLink’s top accounts, while growing the emerging market segment and strategy.Click to continue

Interthinx and Decision Ready Partner on Servicing QC Initiative

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Interthinx and Decision Ready have announced an alliance to offer comprehensive quality control (QC) and quality assurance programs to the servicing industry. With mortgage servicers facing increasing scrutiny of their default management procedures and the upcoming Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) enforcement, servicers will need to increase their diligence in assessing and monitoring policy and regulatory compliance.Click to continue

Mortgage Fraud Remains High in Southeastern U.S. and NYC Metro Regions

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Interthinx has released its quarterly Mortgage Fraud Risk Report covering data collected in the second quarter of 2012. According to the most recent analysis, overall risk resumed its upward climb after a one-quarter pause, with the Index value rising nearly seven percent to 149. The change was primarily driven by the recent inclusion of 91 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) that moved into the “very high risk” category.Click to continue

Interthinx Earns SecureInfo Recommendation for Government Certification

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Interthinx has earned a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) certification recommendation from SecureInfo for two of its automated products for the residential mortgage markets. SecureInfo subjected both FraudGUARD and PredProtect to extensive review to determine that the products meet the stringent security requirements of the NIST. Click to continue

Jim Portner and Nick Volpe Join Interthinx Executive Team

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Interthinx has added two new executives to its team, Jim Portner as vice president of product for origination solutions, and Nick Volpe as vice president of capital markets and servicing. Portner is a seasoned professional with 25 years of experience in product development and product management. In his new role, Portner will determine the overall strategic direction and tactical execution for all products within the Interthinx origination solutions market segment. Previously, Portner served in executive positions at Intuit, Sage Software, ADP, and CoreLogic.Click to continue

Interthinx Mortgage Fraud Risk Index Drops to Lowest Mark Since Second Quarter of 2009

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Interthinx has released its quarterly Mortgage Fraud Risk Report covering data collected in the first quarter of 2012 which found that the national Mortgage Fraud Risk Index decreased by 4.3 percent from last quarter and 3.1 percent from one year ago, dropping below the 140 mark for the first time since the second quarter of 2009. At the same time, employment and income fraud risk is on the rise, up five percent from Q4 of 2011, up 18 percent over last year, and up by 37 percent over the past two years.Click to continue

Interthinx Adds Street-Level Imaging Via Google Maps to FraudGUARD

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In response to its own findings that property valuation mortgage fraud risk has risen significantly since 2006, Interthinx has integrated Google Maps satellite images to help lenders decrease loan processing time and quickly identify external issues with properties. The inclusion of satellite image data within Interthinx’s FraudGUARD can improve loan quality, provides users with a more comprehensive fraud prevention report, and enables a more concise overall risk review.Click to continue

Relentless Mortgage Fraudsters Maintain Their Ways

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Interthinx has released its annual Mortgage Fraud Risk Report, which highlights some of the most significant mortgage fraud trends based on analysis of loan applications processed in 2011 by the Interthinx FraudGUARD system. According to the annual report, the Employment/Income Fraud Risk Index rose 14 percent during 2011 and has been on an upward trend for more than two years for a total increase of more than 45 percent.Click to continue

Interthinx Announces New QC Service

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Interthinx has announced the launch of its Quality Control (QC) Review Services, combining automated technologies with deep, loan-level audit expertise. The Interthinx approach to QC file reviews is designed to ensure compliance and mitigate risk for lenders and investors by using only certified professionals. The staff for Interthinx QC Review services includes: Certified fraud examiners, certified mortgage bankers, compliance lawyers and certified appraisers.Click to continue