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News Headlines - mortgage fraud


Long Island mortgage banker gets 12+ years for $100 million ...
In another case stemming from the mortgage business' Wild Wild West days, the former owner and CEO of a New York mortgage bank will spend the next 150 ...
Copiague man sentenced to more than 12 years in mortgage scam ...Newsday
LI mortgage banker sentenced in $30M fraud schemeLong Island Business News (subscription)

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Two plead guilty in mortgage fraud scheme
Jasmin Polanco, 37, a real estate closing attorney, and Vanessa Ricci, 40, a mortgage loan officer, each pleaded guilty Friday to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, according to a statement from the U.S. attorney for Massachusetts. U.S ...

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Miami Herald

They took a bank for $10 million. Weapon of choice: luxury homes.
Miami Herald
Two Miami-Dade mortgage fraudsters pleaded guilty in federal court last week to being part of a swindle that cost a bank $10 million and stressed two South Florida condominiums as the 2007-08 recession hit. ... According to court documents, Cabrera ...
Mortgage fraudsters plead guilty to $10M scheme in South FloridaThe Real Deal Magazine

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Explosive end to Seeno mortgage fraud case
OAKLAND — Seven years after federal agents raided the Seeno family's Concord headquarters, the former Discovery Sales vice president who turned government informant was sentenced Thursday to 46 months in federal prison, bringing to a close the ...

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Top Fed official likens Wells Fargo fraud to mortgage crisis
The notorious sales goals at the heart of the Wells Fargo scandal bear similarities with the flawed compensation systems that fueled the mortgage crisis, a top Federal Reserve official said. The "widespread fraud" at Wells Fargo shows the "powerful ...
NY Fed president compares Wells Fargo fake account scandal to subprime mortgage crisisHousingWire

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East Bay Times

Former Seeno executive: Albert Jr., Albert III directed mortgage fraud
East Bay Times
CONCORD — The son and grandson of East Bay housing empire patriarch Albert Seeno Sr. personally directed a mortgage fraud scheme uncovered by the FBI, and the illegal incentive programs were approved by a company attorney and outside counsel, ...

Press Tribune Newspaper

Roseville woman gets 9.5 years for mortgage fraud
Press Tribune Newspaper
Roseville resident Alla Samchuk, 45, was sentenced to nine and a half years in prison for a mortgage fraud scheme and obstruction of justice, according to a news release Friday from the office of U.S. Attorney Phillip Talbert. After a four-day trial, a ...

Miami Herald

Appeals court rules against Bondi in Broward mortgage-fraud case
Miami Herald
In a setback for Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, an appeals court this week reversed a ruling against a Broward County mortgage company accused of defrauding hundreds of homeowners at the height of the housing crisis. The Fourth District Court of ...

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Appeals court upholds mortgage fraud conviction in Las Vegas case
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A federal appeals court this week rejected a former loan officer's efforts to blame his multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud scheme on negligent lenders. In affirming Nicholas Lindsey's 2013 fraud conviction, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals weighed ...

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East Bay Times

Explosive end to Seeno mortgage fraud case as executive gets prison in teary sentencing
East Bay Times
Seven years after federal investigators raided the Seeno family's Concord headquarters, a former family friend and top executive Ayman Shahid was sentenced to 46 months in prison for his role in a Discovery Sales mortgage fraud scheme. (Susan Tripp ...

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