SC Developer Blames GMAC Mortgage for His Own Mortgage Fraud
ondominium developer Ford Shelley is appealing his prison sentence in a mortgage fraud case involving the Pineapple Bay project here, claiming the bank that loaned money on the project committed more fraud than he did yet isn't being held accountable for its actions.
Monster Storm Delays Mortgage Fraud Sentencing
A Utah man who was scheduled for sentencing Monday in Charleston for his role in a complicated mortgage "flipping" scheme involving homes in Putnam County could not find a flight to the East Coast because of the looming hurricane.
2 Sentenced in Mortgage Fraud Scheme Led by Former NFL Player
Two key figures in a $20 million mortgage fraud case involving former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Eugene Lockhart Jr. were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison.
College Football Coach Charged With Mortgage Fraud
Keith Jarrett of the Asheville Citizen Times broke the story Wednesday morning that Western Carolina assistant football coach Arketa Banks is no longer with the program after he was charged with mortgage fraud conspiracy.
14 New Defendants Added in Massive Mortgage Fraud Case
Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against 17 more defendants in a massive mortgage fraud investigation involving luxury homes in North Carolina's Mecklenburg and Union counties.
Charges Dropped in $1.9 Mortgage Fraud Case Against Dallas Socialite
The state has dismissed mortgage fraud charges against former Dallas socialite Erin Hill, public records show.
Man Admits Guilt in $39 Million FL Condo Mortgage Fraud Scheme
A New York City man is the third to plead guilty among eight indicted in a Fort Lauderdale mortgage fraud scheme, according to U.S. Attorney Wifredo A. Ferrer.
Mortgage Fraud Scheme Brought Down Bank
NORFOLK, Va. -- George Hranowskyj, a real estate developer and one-time owner of the Wainwright Building, was sentenced today to 14 years in federal prison after admitting his role in two financial schemes that helped cause the collapse of Bank of the Commonwealth.
Homebuilder Convicted in $8 Million Las Vegas Mortgage Fraud Case
A federal jury convicted a Las Vegas homebuilder of mortgage fraud crimes at the conclusion of his 12-day trial, Nevada's U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden announced Friday.
Florida Hotel Used for $19 Million in Mortgage Fraud
A hotelier and contractor have been indicted by a federal grand jury on allegations that they conspired to bilk two Illinois banks out of millions of dollars.
California County Beefs Up Mortgage Fraud War Chest
Real estate fraud prosecution requires months of work before the schemers -- more often they involve a band of perpetrators -- are brought to justice, prosecutors say.
Realtor Admits Guilt in MN Mortgage Fraud Case
A former Bemidji real estate agent faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in federal court to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in a scheme that defrauded more than $743,000.
Former Wachovia Banker Sentenced in $11 Million Mortgage Fraud Case
A former banker was sentenced today for her role an $11 million mortgage fraud scheme involving homes on Smith Mountain Lake, Va.
MN Man Admits to Receiving Seller Kickbacks
A 43-year-old Minneapolis man pleaded guilty Friday to defrauding mortgage lenders out of millions of dollars related to the sale of condominiums in Burnsville.