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Brothers Facing Federal Charges for Alleged Bank Fraud in the Purchase and Sale of...
A federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging Philip Abramowitz, age 50, of Pikesville, Maryland, with bank fraud and conspiracy to commit bank fraud and Calvin Abramowitz, age 48
Real Estate Developer Among Four Individuals Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme
A federal grand jury has indicted a real estate developer and three others for allegedly participating in a mortgage fraud scheme that defrauded financial institutions out of at least $3 million.
Case Manager and Property Agent Plead Guilty to Stealing Federal Funds Designated to Help...
Camelia Revels, a former case manager at HOPE Atlanta, and Katrise Jones, a property agent, have pleaded guilty to a criminal information charging them with conspiring to steal approximately $124,000 in federal funds intended to help homeless veterans.
Guaranteed Rate to Pay $15 Million to Resolve Allegations it Knowingly Caused False Claims...
Guaranteed Rate, Inc. has agreed to pay the United States $15.06 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act and the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA) by knowingly
Union County Man Arrested For Mortgage Fraud And Defrauding The Orange Public Library
A Union County, New Jersey, man was arrested today by federal agents on charges of mortgage fraud and scheming to defraud the Orange Public Library, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
Mortgage Short Sale Negotiator Sentenced for Defrauding Mortgage Lenders
The principal and co-founder of a North Andover mortgage short sale assistance company was sentenced yesterday in connection with defrauding mortgage lenders and investors out of nearly $500,000 in proceeds from about 90 short sale transactions
CRA/LA Agrees to Pay $3.1 Million to Resolve Alleged Misuse of Federal Funds for...
CRA/LA agreed to pay $3.1 million to resolve allegations that its predecessor violated the False Claims Act by knowingly failing to comply with federal accessibility laws when it financed and assisted
Mortgage Short Sale Negotiators Charged With Defrauding Mortgage Lenders
The principals and co-founders of a North Andover mortgage short sale assistance company were charged today in connection with defrauding mortgage lenders and investors
Former Chairman Of Rochester Housing Authority Facing Additional Charges In Superseding Indictment
U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that a federal grand jury has returned a 28-count superseding indictment charging George H. Moses, 50, of Rochester, NY
Undocumented Immigrant Sentenced for Stealing Citizen’s Identity and Public Housing Benefits
An undocumented immigrant who refuses to disclose his true identity was sentenced today in federal court in Boston in connection with using another person’s identity for over 40 years
U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands to Spearhead Disaster Fraud Training
On Thursday, July 18, U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands Gretchen C.F. Shappert will kick off a two-day training session for HUD Community Development and Block Grant – Disaster Recovery grantees, sub-grantees and contractors, and law enforcement agencies.
Fugitive in Multi-Million Dollar Bank Fraud Scheme Named in Grand Jury Indictment Alleging Series...
A longtime fugitive was named today in a nine-count indictment that alleges he participated in a $9 million loan fraud scheme that targeted Wells Fargo Bank. Napoleon Olarte, 40, who is believed to be in Venezuela after fleeing the United States approximately eight years ago, was indicted late this afternoon by a federal grand jury.
Former Ft. Myers Housing Director Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Thousands
Fort Myers, Florida – Acting United States Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow announces that Twaski Jackson (38, Lee County) today pleaded guilty to a two count information charging him with stealing and embezzling thousands of dollars from the City of Fort Myers Housing Authority and the Lee County Housing Authority.