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Second-Quarter 2012 Mortgage Litigation Index

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Second-Quarter 2012 Mortgage Litigation Index
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Defendant
Plaintiff
Court
Amount
Overview
Case Title
Case Number
Date Filed Date of Activity Link to Story
Anthony Paglione  Vincent Gagliano na $160,000 Defendant convicted. Sentencing scheduled for July. na na 2010 May oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
David R. Bradley United States of America U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama na Charges filed. na na 6/25/2012 6/25/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal072512.asp
Douglas Ditmer, Keith Slipper United States of America U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California na Charges filed, guilty plea. na na 6/7/2012 6/7/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal072512.asp
Eric H. Menden United States of America na $41,000,000 Defendant entered guilty plea. Sentencing set for 7/23. na na na 4/20/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
Robert M. Brannon, Jason R. Brannon  United States of America U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama na Indicted. na na 6/28/2012 6/28/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal072512.asp
Gary Foster United States of America U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York $22,000,000 97-month sentence. na na na 6/29/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal072512.asp
Jeffrey C. McLendon na na na 2nd indictment filed. na na 3/7/2012 5/9/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
Kimberly D. Laird United States of America U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania $78,594 Guilty plea. na na 5/15/2012 5/15/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminalBanks072512.asp
Howard R. Schmuckler United States of America U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia na Guilty plea followed by 90-month sentence. na na na 6/25/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirms062512.asp
Marien Brown aka Marien White United States of America U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri $250,000 18-month sentence. na na na 5/18/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirms062512.asp
Philip Villasis United States of America U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia $216,000 33-month sentence. na na na 6/18/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirms062512.asp
Reginald R. Harper United States of America $2,000,000 Defendant entered guilty plea. na na na 4/26/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
Jeremy C. Churchill United States of America na $13,100,000 Pled guilty, sentencing set for Aug. 24. na na na 5/9/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
Koljo Nikolovski United States of America U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio $5,600,000 18-year sentence. na na na 5/11/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminalBanks072512.asp
Abacus Federal Savings Bank, Yiu Wah Wong, Wai Hung Tam, Victoria Tsui Yi Yi Zhao, Andy Chen, Wen Fang Wang, Ying Chuan Wang, Jie Qiong Nan, Chi Fung Lau, Phoebe Lee, Qibin Yu, Ruo Lan Chen, Lien Quach, Xiaomin Huang, Yim Cheng, Jin Hua Zhang, Wai Ching Wong, Yuk Yin Lam Cheng, Michelle Wong Li Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance na “hundreds of millions of dollars” Defendant indicted along with former executives, loan originators and employees for defrauding Fannie Mae. na na 5/31/2012 5/31/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/IndictmentAbacus053112.asp
Joseph W. Traxler Centennial Mortgage and Funding Inc. na $5,395,923 Defendant sentenced. na na na Q2 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
Carole Nelson, Andrew Hamilton Williams Jr. United States of America U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland $34,340,830 Nelson sentenced to 29 months prison. na na na 5/14/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
Frederick Darren Berg United States of America U.S. District Court Judge for the Western District of Washington $140,000,000 Judge ruled that defendant must pay 562 of victims United States v. Berg 2:10-cr-00310-RAJ 10/14/2010 4/6/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
Gerald Lee Kelly United States of America U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona na Pled guilty. USA v Gerald Lee Kelly 2:12-cr-00057-01-SRB 1/10/2012 5/14/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
Jerry J. Williams, Francesco Mileto, Thomas Hebble, Angel Guerzon  United States of America U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida $64,000,000 Williams sentenced to 6 years. na na na 6/12/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/SentenceOrionCeo061312.asp
Joshua O. Dobson, Paul E. Gott III United States of America U.S. District Court for the District of Tennessee $45,000,000 Defendants arraigned. na na na 5/9/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.asp
Melvin Russell Shields, Michael Sims, Sam Stafford United States of America U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California $21,000,000 Indictment filed in connection with S3 Partners. na na 5/23/2012 5/23/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal072512.asp
Richard S. Blossman Jr. United States of America U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana $200,000 Charges filed. na na 5/24/2012 5/24/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminalBanks072512.asp
Delton de Armas United States of America U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia $2,900,000,000 60-month sentence. na na na 6/15/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/AppealFarkas062112.asp
Lee Bentley Farkas United States of America U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia Appeal denied. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. LEE BENTLEY FARKAS, Defendant-Appellant Case No. 11-4714. 1:15:10-cr-mj-1028 na 6/20/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal052112.aspoldmortgagedaily.com/AppealFarkas062112.asp
Manuel Garcia United States of America U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico $1,279,650 Defendant sentenced to prison. na na 6/7/2011 6/13/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/MctKeyworth061312.asp
Michael Phalen, Jacob John Cunningham, Justin Dennis Koelle, Dominic Adam Nolan, John D. Silva Orange County District Attorney na $200,000 1-year sentence for Phalen. na na na 6/6/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirms062512.asp
Rickey White Michigan Attorney General Southfield’s 46th District Court $800,000 Arrested. na na na 5/9/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirms062512.asp
Tashia Winstanley Michigan Attorney General na $250,000 Charges filed. na na 5/16/2012 5/16/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirms062512.asp
AMBOY NATIONAL BANK, n/k/a/AMBOY BANK, MAGDY OMAR, and NASER BELOSA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division na Decision in favor of BofA upheld. AMBOY NATIONAL BANK, n/k/a/AMBOY BANK, MAGDY OMAR, and NASER BELOSA, Defendants, and BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., f/k/a FLEET BANK, Defendant-Appellant A-3933-09T1 na 5/24/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationTitle052912.asp
Marcos Echevarria, Louis Gendason, John Incandela,  Kimberly Mackey United States of America na $2,500,000 Defendants indefinitely debarred by HUD. na na na 4/17/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/ReverseFraud041712.asp
Frederic Alan Gladle United States of America U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas $1,600,000 61-month sentence. na na na 5/3/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirms062512.aspoldmortgagedaily.com/LitigationForeclosureFirmsCriminal101512.asp
Lavern Charles Hester, Donald Robinson, Crevonda Robinson United States of America na $1,500,000 Defendant indicted on one felony count of conspiracy to provide and accept an illegal gratuity and two counts of making false statements. na na 4/11/2012 4/11/2012 oldmortgagedaily.com/MctHudIndictment041912.asp

 

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