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Feds seek fugitive who fled after being convicted in $16 million mortgage fraud scheme
Nearly a year ago, Oscar Ortiz, a 53-year-old contractor from the Houston area, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit bank, mail and wire fraud for his role in a $16 million mortgage fraud scheme. Ortiz was due in court this week to receive his ...

Chicago Tribune

Cook County Judge Pleads Not Guilty in Mortgage Fraud Case
U.S. News & World Report
Cook County Judge Pleads Not Guilty in Mortgage Fraud Case. A Cook County judge has pleaded not guilty to federal fraud charges accusing her of lying to obtain mortgages for Chicago investment properties. | April 26, 2017, at 2:11 p.m.. MORE.
Judge removed indefinitely from bench, pleads not guilty to fraud ...Chicago Tribune
Ill. Judge Removed From Bench Over Mortgage Fraud ChargesLaw360 (subscription)
Cook County Judge Removed From Bench Amid Federal Fraud ...CBS Chicago

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Three From LI Arrested In $1 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme - Patch
Three Long Islanders -- one the alleged ringleader -- are among nine that were indicted Monday for a mortgage fraud scheme. According to Attorney General ...
NYC investigator, eight others accused in $1M mortgage scam - NY ...New York Daily News
Three from LI indicted in mortgage scheme, authorities say | NewsdayNewsday

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Fraud Risk Increases Nationwide - DSNews
fraud Mortgage fraud risk is up across the country, according to the CoreLogic National Mortgage Application Fraud Risk Index (FRI) for Q1 2017. The FRI is a ...
Q1 Mortgage Fraud Risk Up 8%; Youngstown, Ohio Rises Most - 24 ...24/7 Wall St.

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Chicago Tribune

Cook County judge indicted on mortgage fraud charges
Chicago Tribune
A civic-minded judge whose inspiring rags-to-riches story helped her become the first Filipina elected to the Cook County bench was indicted Wednesday on mortgage fraud charges. Judge Jessica A. O'Brien, who presided over a small-claims courtroom and ...
Cook County Judge Jessica Arong O'Brien faces fraud chargesChicago Sun-Times
Cook County judge indicted over mortgage fraud schemeCook County Record
'Trailblazing' Cook County Judge Indicted on Fraud ChargesPatch.com
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin -Chicago Tribune
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Local 10

South Florida man wanted by FBI in alleged mortgage fraud scheme
Local 10
A South Florida man is wanted by the FBI for his alleged involvement in a multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud scheme that operated between Tampa and Miami.
FBI: Florida man wanted for multi-million dollar mortgage scheme ...7News - WSVN-TV

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Cook County judge indicted for role in mortgage fraud scheme
A Cook County, Illinois judge finds herself on the wrong end of criminal charges after federal authorities accused her of taking part in a $1.4 million mortgage fraud scheme. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois ...
Cook County Judge ChargedU.S. News & World Report

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WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Man sentenced to prison time for Myrtle Beach mortgage fraud scheme
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – On Tuesday, US Attorney Beth Drake announced a man from North Carolina was sentenced for mortgage fraud that involved properties in Myrtle Beach. Michael Lane Prevette of Greensboro was sentenced to 42 months in prison, ...

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KRNV My News 4

Lake Tahoe woman sentenced for insurance, mortgage fraud
KRNV My News 4
(News 4 & Fox 11) — A Lake Tahoe woman has been sentenced to at least two years in prison for several charges of mortgage and insurance fraud, the Nevada Attorney General's office announced on Tuesdday. Karen Rae Chapon, 47, pleaded guilty in Aug ...
Tahoe woman sentenced for mortgage fraudThe Record-Courier
Lake Tahoe Woman Sentenced for Insurance Fraud, Mortgage Fraud a - KTVN Channel 2 - Reno Tahoe Sparks News ...KTVN
South Lake Tahoe woman sent to prison for insurance, mortgage scamKOLO

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