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Apr. 8, 2011


Fraud Trial Begins for NM Mortgage Broker
A New Mexico mortgage broker is on trial over allegations he helped borrowers and home sellers deceive lenders. The broker, meanwhile, claims he was only helping people achieve the dream of homeownership.
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Apr. 7, 2011


Appraiser Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- An appraiser will spend nearly four years in prison for inflating apprisals in a scheme that cost lenders $2.3 million.
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Apr. 6, 2011


Brothers Cop a Plea in $1.3 Mil Fraud Scheme
Two brothers covered the bases in a Jacksonville mortgage fraud scheme that prosecutors contend duped lenders into making $1.3 million in shaky home loans.
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Apr. 5, 2011


PA Mortgage Broker Sentenced
A tearful mortgage broker apologized at his sentencing for making his six-year-old son have to visit him in prison. The prosecutor suggested that he should be apologizing to children who were evicted through foreclsosure from homes that their parents couldn't afford in the first place.
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Apr. 5, 2011


Closing Arguments in Connecticut Case
Closing arguments in the case of a painting contractor were delivered after nearly a month of trying the case. The defendant claims that he was just a pawn in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme orchestrated by his nephew. But federal prosecutors paint the defendant as a central player.
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Date Defendants State Amount of Loans Overview Source
Apr. 8 Michael John Bell, James Merritt Eaton, Brian Chandler Eaton CA Multiple properties Sentences: Bell 3 years probation plus restitution; James Eaton 6 months prison and 3 years probation; Brian Eaton 6 months prison and 3 years probation. newportbeach.com
Apr. 8 Salvatore DiBenedetto IL $2,500,000 Indicted. Realestaterama.com
Apr. 8 Kevin Powers NM 17 counts of wire fraud Trial begins. MortgageDaily.com
Apr. 7 Thomas Gallagher, Kenneth Perkins, Rab Nawaz, David Avigdor, Wendy Werner CT $10,000,000 Trial on hold until Monday. Norwich Bulletin, Justice.gov
Apr. 7 Alan Weitz, Daniel Scala (5 total) FL More than $1,000,000 Convicted of grand theft. Bizjournals.com
Apr. 6 Deborah Joyce, Todd Joyce WV $2,300,000 Deborah Joyce sentenced to almost 4 years. Justice.gov
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Apr. 6 Allen S. Provencal, Larry M. Provencal FL $1,300,000 Guilty pleas. MortgageDaily.com
Apr. 6 Bernard J. Kurlemann, Eric Duke, Bryan Sanneman, Terrence J. Monahan Jr., Pam Sanneman, Christopher Gagnon, Francisca Webster OH $3,500,000 Kurlemann sentenced to 2 years; Duke sentenced to 60 months; Monahan sentenced to 18 months. Middletownjournal.com
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Apr. 5 Mary L. Francois LA $2,300,000 Guilty plea. Chron.com
Apr. 4 Pamela Williams, Patricia Johnson IL $500,000 Blind guilty pleas. Dupageco.org
Apr. 4 Randy Berger, Elleni Berger PA $1,000,000 Randy Berger sentenced to 31 months immediately after Elleni Berger's sentence has been served. Justice.gov
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Apr. 4 Lee Bentley Farkas FL $1,900,000,000 Trial begins. Justice.gov
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