How To Defend Yourself From Mortgage, Loan, Lending and Related Fraud

Loans Fraud,Mortgage Scam

Traditional mortgage fraud includes situations in which homebuyers and/or lenders falsify information to obtain a home loan. Homebuyers should never sign mortgage documents that have incomplete or inaccurate information. Mortgage Rescue and Loan Modification Scams: Many so-called foreclosure rescue companies or foreclosure assistance firms claim they can help struggling homeowners save their home from foreclosure. …

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Financial Fraud: Patrick Emanuel Sutherland Convicted Of Filing False Tax Returns And Obstructing a Federal Grand Jury

Financial Fraud

Federal Jury Convicts Charlotte Insurance & Financial Executive Of Filing False Tax Returns And Obstruction of Grand Jury Investigation CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A federal jury convicted Patrick Emanuel Sutherland, 48, of Charlotte, of filing false tax returns and obstructing a federal grand jury investigation charges, announced Jill Westmoreland Rose, U.S. Attorney for the Western District …

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Financial Fraud: CARLTON P. CABOT Sentenced For Defrauding Of Elderly Investors With Manipulated Financial Statements

Financial Fraud

Owner Of Real Estate Investment Firm Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 10 Years In Prison For $17 Million Securities Fraud Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that CARLTON P. CABOT, the former owner and chief executive officer of Cabot Investment Properties LLC (“CIP”), was sentenced today …

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Healthcare Fraud: Richard E. Paulus Guilty Of Health Care Fraud And Making False Statements Relating To Health Care Matters

HealthCare Fraud

Ashland Cardiologist Convicted Of Health Care Fraud COVINGTON, Ky. — A federal jury has found a cardiologist from Ashland, Ky., guilty of charges that he fraudulently billed Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurers for invasive heart procedures that were medically unnecessary. On Thursday afternoon, Richard E. Paulus was found guilty of health care fraud and making …

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Healthcare Fraud: Landon Eckles Sentenced Wrongful Disclosure of Protected Health Information, In Violation Of The Criminal Provisions

Financial Fraud

Three Warner Chilcott District Managers Sentenced for Healthcare Fraud BOSTON –Three former district managers of pharmaceutical giant Warner Chilcott have been sentenced in connection with committing health care fraud and violating HIPAA in order to increase sales of Warner Chilcott osteoporosis drugs. Landon Eckles, 30, of Huntersville, N.C., was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Court …

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Financial Fraud: Freya Pearson Guilty In a Fraud Scheme Of Lottery Winnings

Financial Fraud

Jury Convicts Former KC Woman of Fraud Scheme to Steal Victim’s Lottery Winnings KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a former Kansas City, Mo., woman was convicted by a federal jury today of engaging in a fraud scheme in which she stole $440,000 in …

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Financial Fraud: Narasimha Bhogavalli Charged With Engaging in Monetary Transactions

Financial Fraud

Irving, Texas, Business Owner Arrested on Federal Offense Related to IRS Impersonation/Money Soliciting Scam Victims Called and Told to “Pay Money Immediately to IRS or be Arrested in Hours” Defendant Then Wired Collected Money to India DALLAS — An Irving, Texas, businessman, Narasimha Bhogavalli, 50, was arrested yesterday morning by special agents with the Federal …

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Financial Fraud: Dwayne C. Hans As Cyber Criminal Charging With Wire Fraud, Computer Fraud, And Money Laundering

Financial Fraud

Cyber Criminal Charged In Scheme To Steal More Than $1.5 Million From A U.S. Financial Institution Defendant Allegedly Conducted Unauthorized Intrusion into a Government Website Yesterday, a complaint was unsealed charging Dwayne C. Hans, a United States citizen, with wire fraud, computer fraud, and money laundering.  According to the complaint, between April 2016 and July …

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Financial Fraud: DAVID HOBSON Pled Guilty to Engaging In a Scheme To Commit Insider Trading

Financial Fraud

Investment Adviser Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Insider Trading Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that DAVID HOBSON, who served as an investment adviser in the Providence, Rhode Island, offices of two different national broker-dealer and investment advisers (“Brokerage Firm-1” and “Brokerage Firm-2”), pled guilty …

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Healthcare Fraud: Ronald S. Calderon Sentenced For Health Care Fraud Scheme

HealthCare Fraud

Former State Senator Ronald Calderon Sentenced to 42 Months in Federal Prison for Receiving Over 150,000 Dollars in Bribes LOS ANGELES – Former California State Senator Ronald S. Calderon was sentenced today to 3½ years in federal prison after pleading guilty to a federal corruption charge and admitting that he accepted tens of thousands of …

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Healthcare Fraud: Simon Hong Convicted of Eight Counts of Healthcare Fraud, Nine Counts of Illegal Kickbacks Related to Healthcare Referrals

Healthcare Fraud

Brea Man Who Operated Physical Therapy Clinics Convicted in Scheme that Stole Millions from Medicare Program SANTA ANA, California – A Brea man who operated rehabilitation clinics in Walnut, Torrance and Los Angeles has been convicted by a federal jury of defrauding Medicare out of millions of dollars. Simon Hong (who is also known as …

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Tax Fraud: Louis Joseph Vadino Convicted Of Tax Evasion and Lying to IRS

Tax Fraud

Southern California Man Convicted of Tax Evasion and Lying to IRS After Fraudulently Applying for a Passport While Attempting to Flee SANTA ANA, California – A former resident of Orange County who now lives in northern San Diego County has been found guilty of tax evasion and lying to the IRS after applying for a …

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Mortgage Fraud: Dorothy, Thomas, Jane And Jamie Matsuba Charged In Mortgage Relief Fraud Scheme

Mortgage Fraud

Alleged Architect of $30 Million Mortgage Relief Fraud Scheme and Four Other Los Angeles Residents Indicted in Conspiracy to Defraud Banks and Homeowners WASHINGTON – The alleged architect of a $30 million mortgage relief fraud scheme and four other former employees of a purported mortgage relief company were charged in an indictment unsealed today for …

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Financial Fraud: TRACY MONTI Arrested in $5 Million Fraud Scheme

Financial Fraud

Chicago Woman Arrested in $5 Million Fraud Scheme Involving Bogus Business to Re-Sell Tickets to Concerts and Sporting Events CHICAGO — A Chicago woman was arrested today for allegedly operating a multi-million dollar fraud scheme that duped investors into believing she could earn profits on the secondary market for concert and sporting event tickets. TRACY …

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Romance Scammer: Melissa Midwest

Melissa Midwest

FAKE-ACCOUNTS WITH STOLEN IMAGES FROM Melissa Midwest aka Melissa Harrington Attention! Scams target people оf аll backgrounds, ages аnd income levels асrоѕѕ а world. Thеrе іѕ nо оnе group оf people whо аrе mоrе lіkеlу tо bесоmе а victim оf а scam. If уоu thіnk уоu аrе ‘too clever’ tо fall fоr а scam, уоu …

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Financial Fraud: JASON CHRISTOPHER DEVILLIER Sentenced For Bank Fraud Scheme

Financial Fraud

Baton Rouge Businessman Sentenced To Prison For Bank Fraud Scheme BATON ROUGE, LA – United States Attorney Walt Green announced today that United States District Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson sentenced JASON CHRISTOPHER DEVILLIER, age 45, for his convictions in connection with a scheme to defraud Whitney Bank.  This summer, DEVILLIER pled guilty to bank …

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Financial Fraud: MYONG HWAN HAN Charged For Mail Fraud in Connection With a Scheme

Mail Fraud

Queens Man Charged In New York City “Vermin Control” Fraud Scheme Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector-in-Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (“USPIS”), announced the arrest and charges against MYONG HWAN HAN, a/k/a “David Han,” for mail …

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Financial Fraud: Bruce A. Endicott Sentenced For One Count Of Theft Of Government Funds

Financial Fraud

Former Government Employee Sentenced for Defrauding Multiple Federal Unemployment and Social Programs Judge Orders Restitution for Welfare Fraud and Threatens Maximum Sentence if Probation is Violated PORTLAND, Ore. – On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, a former employee of the Deschutes County District Attorney’s Office and the Oregon Department of Justice was sentenced to probation for …

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Financial Fraud: Ivan Valdes Pleads Guilty to a One-Count Criminal Information to Fraud and Kickback Scheme

Financial Fraud

Former Miami-Dade County Aviation Department Division Director Pleads Guilty to $5,000,000 Fraud and Kickback Scheme A former Division Director of the Miami-Dade County Aviation Department pled guilty for his involvement in a $5,000,000 fraud and kickback scheme. Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and George L. Piro, Special Agent …

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Money Laundering: Corey Earl Engelen Indictment to Money Laundering

Money Laundering

Parker Man Pleads Guilty to Money Laundering in Connection with Stock Trading Scheme DENVER – Corey Earl Engelen, age 47, of Parker, Colorado pled guilty last week before U.S. District Court Judge Christine M. Arguello to money laundering announced Acting United States Attorney Robert C. Troyer and IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Steven …

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Healthcare Fraud: Elaine Davis and Pramela Ganji sentenced of One Count of Conspiracy to Commit Health Care Fraud

HealthCare Fraud

New Orleans Business Owner and Doctor Sentenced to Prison for Roles in $34 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme The owner of a New Orleans medical service company and a doctor who served as the company’s medical director were sentenced to prison today for their involvement in a $34 million Medicare fraud scheme. Assistant Attorney General Leslie …

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