David Saks: Mortgage Fraud Blog for November 2, 2014

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In This Issue...

Real Estate Developer Opts for Gunshot Wound Over Prison

Lawsuit Filed Against Zillow Alleging Fraud and Stolen Trade Secrets

Pair indicted for $2.1M Mortgage Fraud Involving Ohio Home

Lawyer and Internet Radio Talk Show Host Convicted of $9.7M Mortgage Fraud

Woman Jailed for Using Forged Check to Pay Off Mortgage

Jury Convicts Purported Real Estate Developers of Fraud

Man Indicted for Loan Modification Scam Targeting Struggling Homeowners

Hard Money Lender Sentenced To Prison For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

3 Indicted for Scheme to Provide Underqualified Borrowers New Credit Scores

Fraudster Homebuilder Gets Lengthy Sentence for Ripping of Real Estate Investors

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Real Estate Developer Opts for Gunshot Wound Over Prison

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Shannon Egeland, a former Bend, Oregon, real estate developer who pled guilty to mortgage fraud, was sentenced on January 29, 2014, to 120 months in prison.  Egeland was to...

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Lawsuit Filed Against Zillow Alleging Fraud and Stolen Trade Secrets

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Top Agent Network, Inc. filed a lawsuit against leading online real estate company Zillow alleging theft of its proprietary trade secrets to create the highly touted “Coming...

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Pair indicted for $2.1M Mortgage Fraud Involving Ohio Home

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Derryl L. Tanner, 47, Euclid, Ohio, and Julie A. Becker, 39, Cleveland, Ohio, are the subjects of a six-count indictment charging them of engaging in a $2.1 million...

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Lawyer and Internet Radio Talk Show Host Convicted of $9.7M Mortgage Fraud

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Warren Ballentine, 43, Durham, North Carolina, an Illinois lawyer and Internet radio talk show host, was convicted on federal charges for engaging in two mortgage fraud schemes...

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Woman Jailed for Using Forged Check to Pay Off Mortgage

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Melanie Ferreira, 62, Lagrangeville, New York, was sentenced to 51 months in prison following her conviction for engaging in a series of frauds, which included cheating the...

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Jury Convicts Purported Real Estate Developers of Fraud

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Lawrence Foster, 49, Miami Beach, Florida, the President of Paradise is Mine, was found guilty by a federal jury of conspiring to commit wire fraud and seven counts of wire...

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Man Indicted for Loan Modification Scam Targeting Struggling Homeowners

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Robert Walker, 43, North Royalton, Ohio, was indicted for operating a loan-modification scheme in which he allegedly defrauded more than 90 homeowners struggling to make their...

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Hard Money Lender Sentenced To Prison For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

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Emiel A. Kandi, 37, University Place, Washington, a former hard money lender, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to five years in prison, three years of supervised release and...

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3 Indicted for Scheme to Provide Underqualified Borrowers New Credit Scores

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Benjamin Bland, 39, Glen Allen, Virginia; Michael Westbrook, 36; and Anthony Simpson, 43, both of Baltimore, on charges arising from a scheme to allow individuals with poor...

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Fraudster Homebuilder Gets Lengthy Sentence for Ripping of Real Estate Investors

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Patrick J. Belzner, a/k/a Patrick McCloskey, 45, Selbyville, Delaware, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz to 15 years in prison followed, by three years of...

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Comment balloon 2 commentsDavid Saks • November 02 2014 09:02AM

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David: Always a great report from you on this topic. I can't believe the story about the Oregon Developer having his son shot him. Stupid!

Posted by Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI, Presence, Persistence & Perseverance (HomeSmart Realty West & Lend Smart Mortgage, Llc.) over 5 years ago

His alibi hasn't got a leg to stand on, Norm.

Posted by David Saks ((retired)) over 5 years ago

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