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Ringleader of elaborate mortgage fraud scheme gets 10 years in prison
The alleged ringleader of a complex mortgage fraud scheme will spend the next 10 years in New Jersey state prison for his involvement in a scheme that involved using fake sellers, fake attorneys, fake title insurance agents, fake notaries, and a number ...

2 Las Vegas men indicted for mortgage fraud
KTNV Las Vegas
As part of the scheme, Lewis submitted a fraudulent short sale application to the bank, which induced the bank to allow Lewis to sell the property to Sorensen's family member for much less than Lewis owed under the existing mortgage loan. It is further ...

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Jury selected in mortgage fraud re-trial of South Hills businessman
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
A jury has been seated in the federal re-trial of a South Hills businessman accused of running the region's largest mortgage fraud scheme, but testimony won't start for several weeks. James Nassida won a new trial because his lawyer, Stan Levenson ...

Asbury Park Press

Keansburg mortgage fraud ends in guilty plea
Asbury Park Press
TRENTON - A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to scamming dozens of loan modification customers out of more than $400,000 over at least seven years, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. One of those victims was a Keansburg resident whom ...

The Indian Panorama

Indian American Sentenced to Prison for Participating in Mortgage Fraud Scheme
The Indian Panorama
FREMONT (TIP): An Indian American Mahendra Prasad, 55, of Fremont, was sentenced Aug 14 by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay $328,000 in restitution for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney ...


Chesterfield man pleads not guilty to federal charges in mortgage fraud scheme
RICHMOND, Va. — A Chesterfield man plead not guilty to federal charges in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme that allegedly swindled victims out of more than $750,000. Timothy Scott Wenk, 50, the former owner of Premier Consulting, is charged ...

BBC News

CEO gets the boot after his 25-year-old mortgage fraud indictment surfaces
LONDON • The chief executive and founder of Telit has resigned after the London-listed technology company confirmed on Monday he had been indicted for an alleged mortgage fraud in the United States more than 25 years ago. Telit, whose products and ...
Telit's Oozi Cats dogged by near-namesake's fraud indictmentFinancial Times

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Beware of mortgage fraud! - Fra Noi

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Beware of mortgage fraud!
Fra Noi
Sadly, there are many types mortgage fraud but the one that I would like to focus on this month is mortgage servicing fraud. What is mortgage servicing fraud? That's when scammers send out a letter informing borrowers that their mortgages have been ...

The Detroit News

Shelby Twp. man in mortgage fraud case gets new charges
The Detroit News
Pontiac — A man who earlier was sentenced to jail in a Michigan mortgage assistance fraud case is facing new charges. Attorney General Bill Schuette says 54-year-old Steven Barry Ruza of Shelby Township faces four felony charges in Ingham County ...

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Risk for Mortgage Fraud Increases Slightly - CoreLogic
Mortgage News Daily
CoreLogic says conditions in the mortgage market are once again fertile ground for mortgage fraud. The company's National Fraud Risk Index hit a new high of 132 in the first quarter of this year versus 113 in the first quarter of 2016 and 122 in the ...

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