David Saks: Mortgage Fraud Blog for July 17, 2014

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In This Issue...

Former Loan Officer sentenced to two years in prison for role in $40.8 million mortgage fraud scheme

Real Estate Agent Gets 10 Years for Mortgage Fraud

Businessman Admits Obtaining Loans Based on Fraudulent Information

Pastor Sentenced for Acting as a Straw Borrower

4 Charged with Defrauding Lenders in Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

2 Indicted For Fraud Involving Purchase or Trade of Collaterized Mortgage Obligations

Victims Duped by Loan Modification Scammer to Receive Refunds

Developer Sentenced for Illegal Flipping Scheme

Woman Gets 9 Years for Running Hard Money Lender Scheme

Former Lawyer Admits Role in $40.8M Mortgage Fraud Scheme

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Former Loan Officer sentenced to two years in prison for role in $40.8 million mortgage fraud scheme

An Ocean County, New Jersey, man who used his position as a loan officer of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Inc., to get the company to release more than $4.6 million on fraudulent mortgage loan...

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Real Estate Agent Gets 10 Years for Mortgage Fraud

Thomas G. France, 44, Strongsville, Ohio, a real estate agent, was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for his role in a $3.3 million mortgage fraud scheme involving six properties in Medina,...

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Businessman Admits Obtaining Loans Based on Fraudulent Information

Pedro “Pete” Benevides, 44, Astatula, Florida, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and faces a maximum penalty of 30 years in federal prison for his role in obtaining 20 commercial...

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Pastor Sentenced for Acting as a Straw Borrower

 

Craig A. Howell, 53, Sylvester, Georgia, was sentenced to serve 12 months in federal prison for making false statements to a federally insured financial institution by acting as a straw borrower.

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4 Charged with Defrauding Lenders in Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Thomas Edward Rosensteel III, 41, Excelsior, Robert Scott “Rod” Aslesen, 65, Little Canada, Justin Joseph Christenson, 34, East Bethel, and Dale Russell Wurzinger, 57, Burnsville, Minnesota, have...

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2 Indicted For Fraud Involving Purchase or Trade of Collaterized Mortgage Obligations

Jason George Rivera, Jr., 35, and Marc Christopher Harmon, 41, both of the East Bay, California, have been indicted and charged with eight counts of conspiracy and wire fraud for allegedly promising...

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Victims Duped by Loan Modification Scammer to Receive Refunds

The Federal Trade Commission is mailing refund checks totaling $499,701.84 to 229 consumers who paid the Lucas Law Center an advance fee for mortgage loan modifications the company falsely claimed it...

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Developer Sentenced for Illegal Flipping Scheme

Joseph Daniele, 42, Tampa, Florida, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich to 10 years and 1 month in federal prison for conspiracy to commit wire fraud. Daniele illegally...

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Woman Gets 9 Years for Running Hard Money Lender Scheme

Barbra Alexander, 66, Monterey, California, was sentenced to nine years in prison and ordered to pay $6,306,770.96 in restitution following a trial in which she was convicted for her role in an...

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Former Lawyer Admits Role in $40.8M Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Joseph W. Witkowski, 68, Flemington, New Jersey, a former lawyer, admitted he conspired to participate in a scheme that caused lenders to release $40.8 million based on fraudulent mortgage loan...

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