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Developer Pleads Guilty to Defrauding HUD
July 14 -- A real estate developer who has admitted to defrauding the Department of Housing and Urban Development could face up to 15 years in prison.
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RE Agent to Serve 4 Years in Prison
July 14 -- A real estate agent in Virginia was sentenced to more than four years in prison after admitting to defrauding mortgage lenders on 16 loans.
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PA Conviction Follows 2 Sentencings
July 11 -- A federal jury voted to convict a Pennsylvania man of mortgage fraud. The conviction follows two sentencings of co-defendants.
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Appraiser Sentenced in $14 Million Case
July 11 -- An appraiser in a $14 million mortgage fraud scheme has been sentenced to less than a year behind bars.
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Date Defendants State Amount of Loans Overview Source
Jul 15 Alexander Otis Matthews VA $12,000,000 Guilty plea. Department of Justice
Jul 15 Scott Stober NV Multiple properties; at least $1,500,000. Indicted.
Jul 14 Sandra Hermosillo, Moctezuma Tovar, Manuel Herrera, Ruben Rodriguez, Jaime Mayorga, Jun Michael Dirain, Christian Parada Renteria CA $4,000,000 Indictments. Department of Justice
Jul 14 Roy Root OH $588,000 Sentenced to 18 months prison.
Jul 14 Azza Bassiouny, Kamilla Kirch, John Barry (40 total) TX Multiple properties Bassiouny and Kirch convicted. 37 co-defendants previously pleaded guilty. Department of Justice
Jul 14 John C. Lucidi Jr. PA $7,000,000 Indicted. Department of Justice
Jul 14 Vavega Tialino, Toaono Tialino MO $302,836 Indicted. Department of Justice
Jul 14 Terrence Matthew Brown MO $2,374,000 Indicted. Department of Justice
Jul 13 Travis Soule ME $180,000 Guilty plea.
Jul 13 Jodi D. Robinson VA $2,400,000 Sentenced to 51 months prison plus $1.1 million in restitution. Department of Justice
Jul 13 James McConville CA $7,800,000 Guilty plea.
Jul 13 Frankie R. Powell, Tammy R. Fedel, William Wagoner MO $10,944,023 Guilty pleas. Department of Justice
Jul 12 Roger D. McKuhen KS $429,000 Indicted. Department of Justice
Jul 12 Carole L. Colson, Anthony E. Hicks, Zelda Ann Jackson, Bruce Q. Williams, Mark P. Billey KS $11,000,000 Guilty pleas. Department of Justice
Jul 12 Paul Hartfield, Brian D. Jaimes, John T. Bradfield, Kevin M. Mahoney KS $4,900,000 Guilty pleas. Department of Justice
Jul 11 Jeffrey Stec, Kenneth Hanley NC $3,800,000 Indictments.
Jul 11 Scott L. Johnson, Hector I. Molina OH $2,320,000 Indictments.
Jul 11 Sarah Harris aka Sarah Green IN Multiple properties Guilty plea.
Jul 11 Tu Ngoc Tran, Minhthy Ngoc Nguyen, aka Minh Thy Nguyen, Minaty Nguyen, Minthy Nguyen, Kiet Anh Nguyen, Huy Anh Nguyen OR Multiple properties Arraigned. Department of Justice
Jul 11 Christian Tudorof CT $4,000,000 Guilty plea. Department of Justice
Jul 11 Melody C. Redondo ID $333,403.26 in restitution Sentenced to 15 months prison plus 5 years supervised release and 80 hours community service. Department of Justice
Jul 11 Edilio A. Barahona VA $8,000,000 Sentenced to 15 years prison.

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