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2 Sentenced in Mortgage Fraud Scheme Led by Former NFL Player
Oct. 25 -- Two key figures in a $20 million mortgage fraud case involving former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Eugene Lockhart Jr. were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison.
read full story at Mortgage Daily

College Football Coach Charged With Mortgage Fraud
Oct. 25 -- Keith Jarrett of the Asheville Citizen Times broke the story Wednesday morning that Western Carolina assistant football coach Arketa Banks is no longer with the program after he was charged with mortgage fraud conspiracy.
read full story at Mortgage Daily

14 New Defendants Added in Massive Mortgage Fraud Case
Oct. 25 -- Federal prosecutors announced charges Wednesday against 17 more defendants in a massive mortgage fraud investigation involving luxury homes in North Carolina's Mecklenburg and Union counties.
read full story at Mortgage Daily

Charges Dropped in $1.9 Mortgage Fraud Case Against Dallas Socialite
Oct. 23 -- The state has dismissed mortgage fraud charges against former Dallas socialite Erin Hill, public records show.
read full story at Mortgage Daily

Date Defendants State Amount of Loans Overview Source
Oct. 26 Stephen J. Ripa (4 totatl) CT $1,156,000 Charged.
Oct. 26 Travis Richard Hymas, Aaron Michael Hymas, Tiffany Kim Hymas, Michael J. Hymas, Shauntee K. Ferguson, Christopher R. Georgeson, Stanley J. Ferguson, Brent Bethers, Shane Merlin Hymas, Laurie Krechelle Hymas, Melody C. Redondo, Paul Redondo ID $1,700,000 Travis Hymas sentenced to 24 months. Department of Justice
Oct. 25 Robert Fay, James Stegmaier NV Undisclosed Charged.
Oct. 25 Audrey Yeboah, John Allen, Mary Armstrong, Teresa Rose, William Fountain, Justin Mensen CA $100,000,000 Yeboah pled guilty. Department of Justice
Oct. 25 Lazaro Santiago Cajuso, Juan Pablo Maya, Ivon Marrero, Jose-Ricardo Jesus Armas, Jesus Alberto Gregorio, Roberto Ramos, Remberto Lago FL $5,000,000 Indicted. Florida Attorney General
Oct. 25 William Randolph Tisdale Jr., Hubert Jones III TX $20,000,000 Tisdale sentenced to 10 years, Jones sentenced to 58 months.
Oct. 24 Paul L. Hartfield, John T. Bradfield, Brian D. Jaimes, Kevin M. Mahoney KS $2,600,000 in restitution Hartfield sentenced to 78 months. Department of Justice
Oct. 24 Ramin Amini, Vonetta Tyson Barnes, Travis Bumpers, Glynn Hubbard, Victoria Hunt, Toby Hunter, Steven Jones, John McDowell, Kurosh Mehr, Ann Tyson Mitchell, John Wayne Perry, Jr., Donte Thorogood, Carrie Tyson, James Tyson, Jr., James Tyson, Sr., Nathan Shane Wolf, Purnell Wood, Crystal Goodson-Hudson, Shannon Lee (Somer Bey), Robert Mahaney, George Moore, Kevin Smith, Holly Pasut, Danielle Vaughn, Mary Vaughn, Jamaine Wallace, Phillip Wellington, William Wellington, Marcia Williams, Sean Williams, Mark Wittig NC $75,000,000 Indictments: Amini, Barnes, Bumpers, Hubbard, Hunt, Hunter, Jones, McDowell, Mehr, Mitchell, Perry, Jr., Thorogood, Tyson, Tyson, Jr., Tyson, Sr., Wolf, Wood. Guilty pleas: Goodson-Hudson, Lee, Mahaney, Moore, Smith, Pasut, Danielle Vaughn, Mary Vaughn, Wallace, Phillip Wellington, William Wellington, Marcia Williams, Sean Williams, Wittig Department of Justice
Oct. 23 Erin Hill, Al Hill III TX $200,000 Case dismissed.

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