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Date Defendants State Amount of Loans Overview Source
Jan. 6 Jonathan Marc Nattier, Christina Nattier AL Multiple properties Jonathan sentenced to 24 months prison; Christina sentenced to 5 years probation.
Jan. 6 Tony Viola, Uri Goffman OH $44,000,000 Viola sentenced to 150 months prison; Goffman previously sentenced.
Jan. 6 Carl Alexander, Carol Asbury FL $6,400,000 Alexander sentenced to 48 months prison plus $3.5 million restitution; Asbury previously sentenced to 30 months.
Jan. 6 James Ober, Wendy Ober, Raul Burgos Pliego, Alejandro (Alex) Sanchez MN $10,000,000 Guilty plea from Ober.
Jan. 5 Rodney Riddle OH $6,900,000 Guilty plea from Riddle.
Jan. 5 Hugo Patrick Coutelin, Michael Perry, Jeff Thomas, Linda Marie Kot NM $3,400,000 Guilty plea from Coutelin. Perry and Thomas previously pleaded guilty. Kot begins trial on 2/6/12. Department of Justice
Jan. 5 Jamal E. Lawson IL $308,000 Indicted. Department of Justice
Jan. 5 Yevgeniy Charikov,Vitaliy Tuzman, Nadia Talybov, Juliet Romanishin CA $710,000 Indicted. Department of Justice
Jan. 4 Todd Britton-Harr, Karyn Britton FL Over $1,000,000 Todd convicted, sentencing scheduled for 3/27/12. Karyn to be sentenced 1/25/12.
Jan. 4 Avinie Maurice Bates III, Jill Beth Newman Zuravel, Alan Jay Nathan, Meredith Lelann King, Joann V. Walter FL $8,700,000 Indicted.
Jan. 4 Harvey "Hobie" Miles Lowell, Ruth Vetri FL $1,190,000 Guilty plea from Lowell; Vetri previously sentenced.
Jan. 3 Jill Evans CO $500,000 Indicted.
Jan. 3 Koljo Nikolovski, Anthony Raguz, Rose Nikolovski, John Cendol, Ruth Cendol, Edward Watral, Daniel Kocher, Jennifer Cerjan OH $170,000,000 Koljo Nikolovski goes to trial 2/13/12. Others pleaded guilty. National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund a victim lender.

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