$7 Million in Mortgage Fraud Lands Realtor in Prison
A onetime real estate agent from White Bear Lake, Minn., is going to prison for running a mortgage fraud scheme for two years that involved more than 100 homes and cheated lenders out of at least $7 million.
Former Justice Sentenced to 1 Year for Mortgage Fraud
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Former Michigan Supreme Court Judge Diane Hathaway was sentenced to 12 months and one day behind bars Tuesday in a bank fraud case.
Former Judge Set for Sentencing in Mortgage Fraud Case
A defense lawyer has asked a federal judge in Ann Arbor to avoid sending former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway to jail at her sentencing today for bank fraud.
Fake Downpayments, Hidden Referral Fees Used in CO Scheme
HARTFORD, Conn. -- A Wolcott man pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to charges stemming from a mortgage fraud scheme, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
Las Vegas Attorney Admits Role in Mortgage Fraud
A Las Vegas attorney pleaded guilty Wednesday to a mortgage fraud crime that could land him in federal prison for up to 30 years, Nevada's U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden announced Thursday.
$3.8 Million in Mortgage Fraud Earns Defendant 7 Years
A Dorchester, Mass., man was sentenced to more than seven years in prison yesterday for operating a mortgage fraud scheme to sell his own home and buy other residential properties, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Pa Mortgage Manager Pleads Guilty
The manager of an Allentown, Pa., mortgage company who obtained fraudulent loans worth $1.5 million has pleaded guilty in federal court.
Mortgage Fraud Used to Acquire Office Building
A former Ridgefield, Wash., man pleaded guilty Monday in Portland, Ore., to multiple crimes related to a September 2008 sham refinancing of an office building in Vancouver, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Mortgage Fraud Trial Follows Foreclosure Rescue Trial
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Robert Steve Jolly, who operated an illegal foreclosure rescue scam through his Socastee-based Jolly & Associates, will face another trial on charges that he obtained clients' property under false pretenses, the S.C. Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday.
Fraud on Mfg Housing Lands Mortgage Broker in Jail
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The final defendant in a mortgage fraud case where area manufactured home buyers were stuck with six-figure mortgages for homes they never received was sentenced this week to 18 months in prison.
Former FL Officers Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud
TAMPA, Fla. -- The former Hillsborough County government director of real estate was sentenced this morning to a year and a day in federal prison for two counts of mortgage fraud.
65 Mortgage Fraud Transactions Yield 151-Month Sentence
A Chicago man was sentenced to more than 12 years in federal prison after having been convicted of engaging in a mortgage fraud scheme involving 65 real-estate transactions on the South Side.
$68 Million Mortgage Fraud Case Yields 13th Sentence
Season Heather Hymas, 27, was sentenced Thursday in Boise federal court to five years probation for misdemeanor theft from a financial institution. U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge also ordered Hymas to pay $100,272.32 in restitution to Wells Fargo Bank.
Seven Charged in PA Mortgage Fraud Case
The managers of an Allentown, Pa., mortgage company told employees to forge pay stubs, employment histories and other documents to secure loans for borrowers to buy real estate that in many cases they could not afford, federal authorities allege.