Calif Realtor Admits Role in Mortgage Fraud Case
A Sacramento, Calif., real estate agent pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in a mortgage fraud scheme.
Huge Mortgage Fraud Case Leaves Much Unresolved
A climactic chapter in Bakersfield, Calif.'s, long-running Crisp & Cole saga may have closed with last week's verdict in the trial of Julie Dianne Farmer, but the larger mortgage fraud case is by no means resolved.
Pair Accused of Netting $500k in Mortgage Fraud Scheme
Two Memphis, Tenn., men have been indicted by a federal grand jury on seven counts related to a mortgage-fraud and identity-theft scheme, officials said Tuesday.
Closing Statements Falsified in Mortgage Fraud Scheme
NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A federal jury convicted a Farmington man and a Poughkeepsie, N.Y., man on all charges related to a mortgage fraud scheme.
Wolf of Hard Money Convicted of Mortgage Fraud
A University Place, Wash., man who once described himself as "a wolf" for his hardball lending tactics has been convicted in U.S. District Court of lying on federal loan applications and conspiracy to submit fraudulent applications.
6 Years for Woman in $15 Million Mortgage Fraud Case
Former Charlotte, N.C., real estate lawyer Victoria Sprouse, convicted in 2009 in one of the largest mortgage fraud cases in Mecklenburg County's history, was sentenced on Tuesday to more than six years in prison.
Last Sentence Delivered in $15 Mil Mortgage Fraud Case
The case of a $15 million mortgage fraud scheme came to a close today with the final sentencing in the 10-member operation.
Testimony in Crisp and Cole Mortgage Fraud Trial
FRESNO, Calif. -- A former account manager for the mortgage brokerage of Crisp & Cole Real Estate testified Friday that fraud defendant Julie Farmer was an A-type personality who had quick answers to questions, stayed on top of company business and was very "detail-oriented."
3 Years for Lawyer in Mortgage Fraud Case
A former Boston attorney from West Pittston, Pa., who recruited a custodian among others to apply for mortgages in a more than $2.5 million fraud scheme in Boston was sentenced to nearly three years in prison.
Lone Crisp-Cole Defendant Goes to Trial for Mortgage Fraud
FRESNO, Calif. -- A key figure in the Crisp & Cole mortgage fraud ring testified Wednesday that Julie Farmer -- the lone defendant in the case to go to trial -- was definitely part of the "scheme" to buy and sell local properties with falsified documents, something that later cost banks millions.
Guilty Mortgage Fraud Pleas in Case of Failed Bank
ST. LOUIS -- Two St. Charles County businessmen admitted defrauding a Missouri bank that later failed, the U.S. Attorney's office said.
Mr Gets 17 Yrs, Mrs Gets Probation for Mortgage Fraud
FRESNO, Calif. -- For their roles in a mortgage fraud case that rocked Bakersfield, David Crisp was sentenced Monday to 17 1/2 years in prison while his wife, Jennifer, received what the federal judge in the case called "the break of a lifetime": five years probation.