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Former HUD OIG Special Agent Convicted of Fraud
July 29 -- A federal jury in Georgia has convicted a former law enforcement officer with supervisory responsibility for mortgage fraud investigations of mortgage fraud, himself.

Identity Fraud Drives Up Risk of Mortgage Fraud
May 5 -- A quarter-over-quarter increase in the risk of identity fraud drove a rise in the risk of overall mortgage fraud.

Chicago Judge Accused of Mortgage Fraud
Feb. 11 -- A county judge in Chicago has been removed from the bench while she awaits a hearing by a state commission over allegations of mortgage fraud.

Ability to Repay Rule Reduces Mortgage Fraud
Feb. 4 -- Home lenders are facing less risk of mortgage fraud, and one factor contributing to the improvement is the Ability to Repay Rule.

Supreme Court Rules on Mortgage Fraud Restitution
May 5 -- A decision was handed down on Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court on how to quantify restitution in mortgage fraud cases.

Wholesale AE Coached Brokers in Mortgage Fraud
April 30 -- A former account executive at a subprime wholesale lender has been sentenced for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme.

Calif Realtor Admits Role in Mortgage Fraud Case
April 29 -- A Sacramento, Calif., real estate agent pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in a mortgage fraud scheme.

Huge Mortgage Fraud Case Leaves Much Unresolved
April 28 -- A climactic chapter in Bakersfield, Calif.'s, long-running Crisp & Cole saga may have closed with last week's verdict in the trial of Julie Dianne Farmer, but the larger mortgage fraud case is by no means resolved.

Pair Accused of Netting $500k in Mortgage Fraud Scheme
April 23 -- Two Memphis, Tenn., men have been indicted by a federal grand jury on seven counts related to a mortgage-fraud and identity-theft scheme, officials said Tuesday.

Closing Statements Falsified in Mortgage Fraud Scheme
April 22 -- NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A federal jury convicted a Farmington man and a Poughkeepsie, N.Y., man on all charges related to a mortgage fraud scheme.

Date Defendants State Amount of Loans Overview Source
May 2 Terrence Matthew Brown MO $2,700,000 Convicted. Department of Justice
Apr 30 Henry Thomas Hammond MO $6,250,289 Indicted. Department of Justice
Apr 30 Richard Stromberg PA Multiple properties Indicted. Department of Justice
Apr 29 James Fidel Sotolongo, Stephanie Musselwhite, Ramara Garrett, Christopher Mencis FL $10,000,000 Sotolongo and Musselwhite convicted by jury. Garrett acquitted. Department of Justice
Apr 28 Manuel Herrera, Moctezuma Tovar, Ruben Rodriguez, Jaime Mayorga, Sandra Hermosillo, Christian Parada Renteria, Jun Michael Dirain CA $10,000,000 Herrera pleaded guilty. Department of Justice
Apr 28 Julie Farmer (15 total) CA Multiple properties Defendant's attorneys moved to strike guilty verdicts based on lack of evidence.

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