Mortgage Fraud

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2 Get Federal Prison Terms In Arizona Mortgage Fraud Case

Men from Minnesota and Texas have been sentenced to federal prison terms in a mortgage fraud case in Arizona.


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Minn. Man Gets 12 Years For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Federal officials say a 39-year-old man was sentenced this week to more than 12 years in prison for orchestrating a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.


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Chisago City Mortgage Loan Officers Sentenced To 5 Years For Fraud

Two mortgage loan officers were each sentenced Monday on one count of conspiracy to commit mortgage fraud through the use of interstate wires.


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Minn. Couple Sentenced For Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A federal judge has sentenced a Stillwater couple for orchestrating a $5 million mortgage fraud scheme.


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Savage Woman Sentenced For Role In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

A 49-year-old real estate agent from Savage was sentenced on Friday for her participation in a multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud scheme that victimized lenders across the country.


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Inver Grove Heights Man Indicted In Multi-Million Dollar Mortgage Scam

An Inver Grove Heights man was indicted Wednesday for soliciting buyers to purchase properties at inflated prices in a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme.


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Savage Man Sentenced In $13M Mortgage Scheme

A Savage, Minn. man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison after making a plea agreement in a $13 million mortgage fraud scheme.


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2 Bloomington Residents Indicted For Mortgage Fraud Scam

Two Bloomington residents could face more than 20 years in prison after being indicted for allegedly defrauding financial institutions and homeowners under a guise of a program to rescue homes from foreclosure, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.


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3 Men Sentenced In Mortgage Fraud Case

Three men who pleaded guilty to participating in a mortgage fraud scheme that focused on high-end properties in Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, Ariz., have been sentenced to federal prison terms.


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4 Charged In ‘Sophisticated’ Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Authorities in Hennepin County are announcing charges in what they are calling a “sophisticated mortgage fraud scheme.”


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Man Gets 2 Years In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Taleb Mohamed Wazwaz was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit mortgage fraud through the use of interstate wires on April 19, 2010 and pleaded guilty on May 4, 2010.


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Maple Grove Man Pleads Guilty In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Larry Gene Hillard pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. He was charged March 10.


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CBS Report On New Real Estate Issues

CBS news program 60 Minutes had a troubling report on the national real estate market on Sunday.


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Minn. Man Pleads Guilty To Role In Mortgage Fraud

Federal prosecutors say a Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to participating in a $13 million mortgage-fraud scheme involving at least 25 properties.


US Attorney’s Office In MN Starts Civil Fraud Unit

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minnesota has set up a new unit to go after those committing fraud.


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Local Couple Fined $100K For Alleged Mortgage Fraud

A Twin Cities couple has been fined $100,000 for an alleged mortgage fraud scheme stemming back from 2005.