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Mar. 25, 2011

Suicide Follows Fraud Conviction
Just three months after being convicted of mortgage fraud, a former Florida general contractor apparently ended his own life.
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Mar. 23, 2011

Bank Chief Defrauded His Own Bank
The former chief of a failed Georgia bank was apprehended this week as he returned from the West Indies. Along with another bank executive, he is accused of committing mortgage fraud on multi-million dollar commercial real estate loans.
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Mar. 23, 2011

One of 5 defendants pleads guilty in fraud case
March 23--NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A day after a key figure in a multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud trial decided to plead guilty, attorneys for the remaining five defendants took turns in U.S. District Court Tuesday grilling a Groton man at the center of the case.
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Date Defendants State Amount of Loans Overview Source
Mar. 17 Juan Banales Venegas (13 total) CA $25,000,000 Sentenced to 46 months and $913,325 in restitution.
Mar. 16 Brian C. Dupree, Marc Canty and Rashid Wilson GA $10,000,000 Indictments.
Mar. 16 James Robert Sweet, Dwayne Benjamin, Stephanie Watkins, Sophia Welsh (17 total) NY $20,000,000 Indictments.
Mar. 15 David Moffitt UT $92,000 Ordered to pay $2 mil in damages.
Mar. 14 Leonid Shifrin, Mark Shifrin, Jerry A. Johnson (10 total) CO $4,000,000 Guilty pleas.
Mar. 14 Jonathan Bravo, Linda Kasper (15 total) FL $9,000,000 Indictments.

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