Lawyer Pleads Not Guilty to Mortgage Fraud Charges

Allison Tussey —  June 7, 2012 — Leave a comment

Marguerite Elise Dixon-Roper, aka Elise Dixon, Darien, Illinois, an attorney, pleaded not guilty on June 6, 2012, and was released on $100,000 bond according to media reportsDixon-Roper was indicted May 31, 2012, along with three others, for her alleged role in a mortgage fraud scheme.

As previously reported by Mortgage Fraud Blog, Dixon-Roper and her codefendants were charged with allegedly participating in a scheme to fraudulently obtain at least 35 mortgage loans totaling more than $16.2 million from various lenders.

The indictment alleges that the mortgages were obtained to finance the purchase of properties throughout Chicago and in suburban Country Club Hills, Illinois, by buyers who were fraudulently qualified for loans, while the defendants allegedly profited from fees they were paid and undisclosed payments they obtained.

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