Mortgage Fraud Fugitive Assaults Federal Prosecutor
A convicted mortgage-fraud fugitive who had been missing for eight months assaulted a federal prosecutor in an open courtroom in downtown Detroit this afternoon, just hours after getting nabbed in Saline.
Jail for Fincl Planner in Frmr NFL Player's Criminal Case
CAMDEN, N.J. -- A former financial planner from Bucks County was sentenced Friday to 20 months in prison for his role in a mortgage scheme that defrauded a dozen banks of about $2 million over a three-year period ending in May 2010.
Disbarred Attorney Admits Mortgage Fraud
A disbarred Hauppauge, N.Y., attorney was arrested Wednesday for lying to FBI agents about his role in a mortgage scam that purported to help owners save their homes from foreclosure, officials said.
8 Years for Appraiser in Mortgage Fraud Case
A former appraiser who overstated housing values and glossed over problems such as a den of black snakes in one house's basement will spend eight years in prison for participating in more than $9 million worth of mortgage fraud, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Chase on Mortgage
A Memphis, Tenn., woman has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison after pleading guilty to mortgage fraud, officials said.
Murder in Mortgage Fraud Case
An Alabama man who took part in a mortgage fraud scheme involving properties in Wildwood Crest and North Wildwood has admitted to conspiring to defraud financial institutions and launder stolen funds as part of a $15 million scam.
Over Decade in Prison for Attorney for Mortgage Fraud
A spiritual promise wasn't enough to keep a Plum, Pa., attorney from spending 11 years and three months in prison for running a $1.7 million mortgage fraud, a federal judge ruled Thursday.
Mortgage Brokers Sued by DOJ for Mortgage Fraud
Two mortgage brokers operated a conspiracy in which they gave lenders false information to obtain loans used for speculative real estate investments in Charlotte, N.C., according to two federal civil lawsuits filed Wednesday.