If they caught 1200, than means there are 120,000 doing it I have a solution, and it means Social Security could write them off as future recipients. PS Why is Angie The Tan Man Scamzillo still breathing my air? WASHINGTON â The Justice Department announced Thursday that investigators have made nearly 500 arrests since March in a major crackdown on mortgage fraud. The nationwide initiative called Operation Stolen Dreams is the largest collective enforcement effort aimed at confronting the problem of mortgage fraud, Attorney General Eric Holder told a news conference. It involves 1,215 criminal defendants in cases that uncovered more than $2.3 billion in losses. Included in that total are five defendants who allegedly took advantage of 35 Bucks County homeowners facing foreclosure.