Reality TV Stars Accused of Mortgage Fraud, Bankruptcy Fraud
Two of the stars of "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" have been indicted on federal charges, accused of conspiring to defraud lenders and of hiding assets during a bankruptcy proceeding, federal officials in New Jersey said Monday.
Appraiser, Mortgage Firm's Owner Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud
Two men have been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison and ordered to make nearly $1.3 million in restitution after admitting to their involvement in a fraudulent real estate scheme.
Prison for Calif Man in $6.5 Million Mortgage Fraud Case
A federal judge has sentenced a California man to five and a half years in prison for his involvement in a mortgage scam orchestrated in Las Vegas.
14 Yrs for Las Vegas Builder in Mortgage Fraud Case
A Las Vegas homebuilder who defrauded banks and lenders of more than $8 million was sentenced by a federal judge Monday to 14 years in prison and was ordered to pay a $4.4 million fine.
Leader of SC Mortgage Fraud Scheme Admits Guilt
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Mark Dain -- one of the key figures in a multi-state real estate scam that cost banks millions of dollars at failed projects such as Craven's Grant in Georgetown and Legacy Estates at Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach -- has pleaded guilty to bank fraud in federal court, and his agreement with prosecutors could lead to further arrests.
Attorney Admits to Mortgage Fraud
A former Charlotte, N.C., lawyer pleaded guilty in the middle of her trial this week to mortgage fraud-related charges, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
Decade in Prison for Developer in $36 mil Mortgage Fraud Case
CALLAWAY, Fla. -- An Ohio man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for swindling Florida home buyers out of about $36 million.
Prison Avoided in $1.7 Million Fraud Case
DAYTON, Ohio -- A federal judge on Thursday gave no prison time and told, "Godspeed" to a North Carolina man convicted by a jury of four counts related to defrauding a local bank and the U.S. Small Business Association out of $1.7 million.
Decade in Prison for FL, OH Mortgage Fraud
A federal judge called an Akron, Ohio, man an "economic predator" before sentencing him this week to 10 years in prison for running massive mortgage fraud schemes in Ohio and Florida.
Man Claims to Earn $4 million a year for Mortgage
NORFOLK, Va. -- As the owner of a Virginia Beach company called Biocer, Irfan Jameel reported annual income as high as nearly $4 million. He also once held himself out as a cardiologist.
5 Years for Developer in $6 Million Mortgage Fraud Case
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- A Sevierville developer has been sentenced to five years in prison for his conviction last year in a $6 million mortgage fraud scheme.
Ohio Man Sentence for Florida Mortgage Fraud
A Fairlawn, Ohio, man was sentenced to more than three years in prison and ordered to pay more than $14 million in restitution for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme, federal prosecutors said Friday.