Parties Posture for Position in Mortgage Fraud Case
Four defendants indicted in a federal mortgage fraud scheme were accused Friday of improperly using court staff and government attorneys to reassure banks and title companies that it was OK to do business with them despite the pending charges.
OK Woman Gets 2 Years for 2 Inflated Home Purchases
EDMOND, Okla. -- A federal judge sentenced a woman linked to an Edmond real estate case to 24 months in prison and ordered her to pay $382,290 in restitution.
Another Prison Sentence in Big CA Mortgage Fraud Case
A defendant in the Crisp & Cole federal mortgage fraud case was sentenced Monday to 6 1/2 years in prison for one count of conspiracy to commit mail, wire and bank fraud.
Couple on Lam in Asia Face Prison for Mortgage Fraud
A former Shorewood, Minn., couple is headed for federal prison after more than a decade eluding authorities while living and doing business in Thailand and China.
DOJ, FBI Criticized for Lack of Mortgage Fraud Actions
Despite all the fraud committed and money stolen in the housing crisis and crash of 2008, the masters of Wall Street won't be subjected to perp walks now, or probably ever.
St. Louis Mortgage Broker Charged With Mortgage Fraud
ST. LOUIS -- A mortgage broker from St. Peters has been indicted on federal charges for falsifying documents and information on two mortgages, the U.S. Attorney's office said Friday.
Fraud Used to Steal Equity from Distressed Homeowners
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- A Manchester man who duped banks out of millions in a scheme that targeted people facing foreclosure was sentenced to six years in federal prison on Monday.
8 Years for Pa Developer in Mortgage Fraud Case
Michael Pouls, a Main Line, Pa., developer whose name had for many become synonymous with the borrow-and-spend excesses of the early 2000s, saw his wave of prosperity come crashing down Friday as a federal judge sentenced him to eight years in prison for bank fraud.
Husband, Wife Sentenced for $15 Mil in Mortgage Fraud
A Bucks County, Pa., man was sentenced to five years in federal prison Thursday for using a supposed mortgage-rescue program to drain nearly $15 million in home equity from homeowners facing foreclosure.
Judge Backs Off Changing Mortgage Fraud Plea
A federal judge has abruptly canceled a hearing he had set for Thursday to hear arguments on whether to annul a guilty plea submitted by Jennifer Crisp, a key defendant in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud case.
Guilty Plea Could be Voided in Mortgage Fraud Case
The Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud case took an odd turn Tuesday when a federal judge indicated he is considering whether to annul Jennifer Crisp's guilty plea to one count each of mail and wire fraud.
Former RE Broker Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud
A former San Luis Obispo, Calif., real estate broker pleaded guilty to orchestrating what federal prosecutors call a scheme to fraudulently flip properties across San Luis Obispo County.
Real Housewives Stars Admit Mortgage Fraud
Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, who flaunted their lavish-spending over five seasons on "The Real Housewives of New Jersey," pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy, mortgage and bankruptcy fraud charges that could send them both to prison.