Bill Paatalo Licensed Private Investigator & Founder of BPIA
William Paatalo has been a licensed private investigator since September of 2009, and within the State of Oregon since February 2010.
has 17 years combined experience in both law enforcement and the mortgage industry.
He was a police officer with the St. Paul, Minnesota Police Department from 1990-1996 where he was assigned "Field Training Officer" duties in only his second year on the job, and also received multiple commendations.
Mr. Paatalo worked in the mortgage industry as a "loan officer" with Conseco Home Finance from 1999 - 2000, followed by two years of being a branch manager for multiple mortgage brokering firms.
From 2002 - 2008, he became the President of Midwestern Mortgage, LLC f/k/a Wissota Mortgage, LLC in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
has worked exclusively over the last 36 months investigating foreclosure fraud and issues related to the securitization of residential and commercial mortgage loans.
He is a Certified Forensic Mortgage Loan Auditor through ("CFLA"), and has spent more than 4,500 hours conducting investigatory research specifically related to mortgage securitization and chain of title analysis.
has performed such analyses for residential real estate located in many states, including, but not limited to Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Florida, Montana, Texas, Arizona, and several other states.
To date, Mr. Paatalo
has conducted approximately 500 investigations, and has become one of the leading experts in this new field.
Here are some of the State and Federal cases to which William Paatalo
Awarded "Top Fraud Investigator - 2013
"Washington Mutual Bank
, F.A." and "Washington Mutual Bank
" Were Used For Different Purposes....Primarily Fraud.