Archives For Alabama

Charlette Henderson, 42, and her son Lanikein Henderson, 25, both of Brandon, Mississippi, have been sentenced in Mobile County, Alabama, for residential mortgage fraud. Charlette received a 48 month suspended sentence, while her son received a 24 month suspended sentence. Each was ordered to pay $2,093.37 to AFC Mortgage, court costs, and $100 to Alabama Victims Crime Fund.

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Christopher Shawn Linton, 35, Alabaster, Alabama, was sentenced to five years and 11 months in prison for his role in an investment fraud scheme through which he submitted a fraudulent loan application to Iberia Bank for a $908,650 loan, and took more than $2.8 million from 12 investors spending the funds on a lavish home, private jets, championship football trips and island vacations.

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Chad E. Foster, Theodore, Alabama, a former real estate investor, has been indicted and charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud as part of a scheme related to public real estate foreclosure auctions held in southern Alabama.

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Paul Hulse, Sr. was sentenced on November 27, 2013, by United States District Court Judge Myron S. Thompson, to the statutory maximum of 10 years imprisonment followed by three years supervised release for interstate transportation of property by fraud. Judge Thompson also sentenced Frank J. Teers to 8 years imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit wire and financial institution fraud, and committing wire fraud and financial institution fraud.

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Danny Ray Butler, 57, Fosters, Alabama, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple fraud and false statement charges connected to schemes to defraud financial institutions.

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Ali Forouzan, Mobile, Alabama, a former investor in the Alabama real estate foreclosure auctions industry, pleaded guilty to one count of making false statements.

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Robert M. Brannon, Laurel, Mississippi, and his son, Jason R. Brannon, Mobile, Alabama, both real estate investors, were sentenced in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama in Mobile, for their participation in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions in southern Alabama.

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Allison McClellan, 40, Odenville, Alabama, a former loan officer, was sentenced by a federal judge to six months in prison, followed by six months home detention, plus three years of supervised release, for a five-year fraud through which she stole almost $275,000 from her employer.

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Kelvin Leonard Davis, 41, Birmingham, Alabama, a real estate lawyer, was charged with wire fraud in connection with a nearly $1 million mortgage fraud scheme.

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Robert M. Brannon, Laurel, Mississppi, his son, Jason R. Brannon, Mobile, Alabama, both real estate investors, and their company J&R Properties LLC, Mobile, Alabama, and their company pleaded guilty for their roles in conspiracies to rig bids and commit mail fraud at public real estate foreclosure auctions.

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