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First-Quarter 2011 Mortgage Litigation Index

Mortgage Embezzlement Legal Actions
First-Quarter 2011 Mortgage Litigation Index
Legal actions on mortgage-related embezzlement and accounting fraud.

Defendant
Plaintiff
Court
Amount
Overview
Case Title
Case Number
Date Filed Link to StoryLink to Story
Cheretica Mitchell n/a Shelby County, Tennessee n/a Mortgage loan processor sentenced to five months in jail for embezzling funds meant to be used for home appraisals n/a n/a 1/19/2011 www.mortgagedaily.com/litigationcriminal022111.asp
Louisa K. Dubinsky na na $1,700,000 Defendant turned self in after being featured as a “most wanted” fugitive. She reportedly wrote $1 million in bad checks. na na na www.mortgagedaily.com/LitigationCriminal022111.asp
Sheila Kilborn-Jones Idaho Department of Finance, Idaho AG’s Office, United States et al. Idaho – Fourth District $1,200,000 Defendant, a former mortgage broker associated with Vitruvian Investments and a fund manager with the Vitruvian Investment Group, pleaded guilty and was sentenced to four years in jail after admitting to using at least $220,000 of her clients’ funds for her personal use. Defendant was ordered to pay $1.2 million in restitution. n/a n/a n/a www.mortgagedaily.com/litigationcriminal022111.asp
Susan A. Curtis, Gary J. Stocking, Jr. United States U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut $6,349,000 Curtis pleaded guilty on Jan. 20 to collecting $5.0 million by setting up vendor companies that were fraudulently paid for services. United States v. Curtis, et al. 3:10CR35(JHC) 1/18/2011 www.mortgagedaily.com/litigationcriminal022111.asp

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