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Former Dallas Cowboy Sentenced to Hard Time
Dec. 13 -- Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Eugene Lockhart Jr. was sentenced Wednesday to 41/2 years in prison for playing a leading role in a $20 million mortgage fraud scheme.
read full story at Mortgage Daily

Guilty Plea in Case Involving Fake Home Appraisals
Dec. 13 -- MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- Cynthia Fortenberry, a former mortgage broker who was facing seven felony charges of falsifying loan documents in an Horry County real estate-related fraud case, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge Tuesday -- one day before her trial was to begin in federal court in Florence.
read full story at Mortgage Daily

Date Defendants State Amount of Loans Overview Source
Dec. 14 Shauna L. Quinn ME $540,000 Arrested.
Dec. 14 Mark W. Leetzow FL $3,300,000 in restitution Sentenced to 1 year and 1 day. Department of Justice
Dec. 13 Vito C. Grippo, Frederick "Freddie" Grippo NJ $4,400,000 Indicted. Department of Justice
Dec. 13 Che M. Brown, Kwame R. Brown DC At least $221,335 Che Brown pleaded guilty. Department of Justice
Dec. 12 Scott M. Wickersham SC $20,000,000 Plea hearing cancelled.
Dec. 12 Eugene Lockhart Jr. TX $20,000,000 Sentenced to 54 months. Department of Justice
Dec. 11 Alex Soria NV $320,000 in restitution Sentenced to 37 months.
Dec. 11 Cynthia Fortenberry, Michael Fortenberry, Glenn Vaught SC $1,500,000 in losses Cynthia pleaded guilty.
Dec. 11 Robert Charles Ramirez, William Troy Goings MO $8,500,000 Ramirez sentenced to 3 years, Goings sentenced to 2 years. Department of Justice

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