3 Yrs for New Orleans Lawyer in $50 Mil Mortgage Fraud
A New Orleans lawyer who was working in Las Vegas as a real estate agent was sentenced to three years in prison in a mortgage fraud operation that scammed more than $50 million from financial institutions, U.S. District Judge Philip M. Pro announced today.
X-Wife of Pastor in Mortgage Fraud Case Gets No Prison
PHILADELPHIA -- The estranged wife of a pastor with a criminal history in Berks County expressed remorse Wednesday for writing checks in a scheme that defrauded a New York bank of $6.4 million in home loans.
Former Pastor Sentenced to 14 Yrs for Mortgage Fraud
PHILADELPHIA -- A former Pottstown, Pa.-area pastor with a criminal history in Berks County denied any wrongdoing before being sentenced Tuesday to federal prison for defrauding a New York bank of $6.4 million in home loans.
Financial Advisor Got $1.3 Mil in Fraud Mortgages
A North Side Columbus, Ohio, financial adviser who defrauded banks with his real-estate purchases was sentenced to a day in prison today and ordered to pay back more than $400,000.
Waxhouse Mortgage Fraud Draws 2 More Convictions
A federal jury on Wednesday convicted two Charlotte residents in the massive mortgage-fraud investigation known as "Operation Wax House," federal prosecutors said.
Banker Bilks Bank of America through Mortgage Fraud
A former Orlando, Fla.-area bank executive has been charged with criminal bank fraud in an alleged scheme that used fabricated documents and a bogus land sale to bilk hundreds of thousands of dollars from Bank of America Corp., federal prosecutors say.
Investors, Lenders Duped in $15 Million Mortgage Fraud Scheme
A Washington Township, Pa., woman will spend the next 3 1/2 years in a federal prison for her part in a $15 million scam.
Md. Woman Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Fraud
BALTIMORE -- A Riva woman faces up to 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine for conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with a multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud scheme.
Former NFL Player, Mother Indicted for Mortgage Fraud
Former Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Irving Fryar and his mother were charged yesterday with conspiring to steal more than $690,000 in a mortgage scheme, authorities said.
Over 16 yrs for Woman in $39 Mil Mortgage Fraud Case
A South Florida woman was sentenced to more than 16 1/2 years in federal prison Wednesday for her role in a $39 million mortgage fraud that targeted properties in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Orlando.
Attorney Misses Her Own Mortgage Fraud Sentencing
Attorney Lisa Gerideau-Williams, who was to be sentenced today on wire fraud and tax charges, failed to show up and is now the subject of an arrest warrant, according to court filings.