Mortgage Fraud Blog for January 7, 2015

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Rachel Dollar is a California attorney who represents lenders in mortgage related litigation. She is a shareholder at Smith Dollar PC. Ms. Dollar is a nationally recognized speaker, is licensed to practice law in California and maintains offices in Santa Rosa, California.

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Mortgage Fraud Blog | Mortgages and fraud and the law, oh my! - 9 new articles

In This Issue...

6 Charged with Running Loan Modification Scam

Hard Money Lender Charged With Stealing Investor Funds

Lender Agrees to $4.2M Settlement

Man Sentenced in Connection with “Rent to Own” Scheme

Advance Fee Loan Scams on the Rise

Former Attorney Pleads Guilty to Real Estate Investment Fraud Scam

2 Indicted for Advanced Fee Loan Scheme

Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

US Obtains Judgment of $36 Million Against Mortgage Corp.

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6 Charged with Running Loan Modification Scam

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Maziar Bordbar, Saeid Yarandi, Pamela Gressier, Nathaniel Ferrer, Roberto Durano, and Joel Valdellon have been charged with running a loan modification scam in Orange County,...

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Hard Money Lender Charged With Stealing Investor Funds

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Thomas Franklin Tarbutton, Orange County, California, an alleged hard money lender, has been charged with running a real estate ponzi scheme, embezzling funds from investors by...

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Lender Agrees to $4.2M Settlement

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GTL Investments, Inc., doing business as John Adams Mortgage Company, Southfield, Michigan, a mortgage lender, has agreed to pay $4.2 million to resolve allegations that it...

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Man Sentenced in Connection with “Rent to Own” Scheme

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Joshua Leventhal, 44, Easton, Massachusetts, has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to jail in connection with stealing $112,000 from customers in a “Rent to Own” advance-fee...

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Advance Fee Loan Scams on the Rise

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Consumers are being warned concerning the recent frequency of advance fee loan scams. While advertisements guaranteeing loans can be tempting and the websites associated with...

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Former Attorney Pleads Guilty to Real Estate Investment Fraud Scam

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Aaron G. Seltzer, 38, Trappe, Maryland, pleaded guilty to wire fraud in connection with a scheme in which he converted funds intended for real estate investments to his personal...

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2 Indicted for Advanced Fee Loan Scheme

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David C. Jackson, also known as “C. David Manns,” “Charles Jackson” and “Andrew D. Smithson,” 53, and Alex Hurt, also known as “Alex Dante,” 45, have been...

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Real Estate Investor Pleads Guilty to Bid Rigging and Fraud at Public Foreclosure Auctions

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Charles Rock, a Northern California real estate investor, pleaded guilty for his role in bid rigging and fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in Northern...

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US Obtains Judgment of $36 Million Against Mortgage Corp.

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Golden First Mortgage Corp., and its owner, operator and President, David Movtady, have settled a civil mortgage fraud lawsuit alleging misconduct in connection with Golden...

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Thanks David for letting us know about this blog. I intend to check www.mortgagefraudblog.com. on a daily basis from now on.

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