Archives For Arkansas

Alberto Solaroli, 59, Jacksonville, Florida, a Canadian citizen, who was living and working in Jacksonville, Florida, has been indicted on charges that he borrowed $1.5 million via false pretenses from OneBanc in April 2007.

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Seth Bradshaw, 35, Pigott, Arkansas, and formerly of Sunflower County, appeared before Judge Bettye Sanders to be sentenced after pleading guilty to three counts of false pretense.

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Brandon Barber, 37, New York, and his four co-defendants, appeared in United States District Court for arraignment on various charges of bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering stemming from schemes to defraud involving several Northwest Arkansas real estate transactions and Barber’s bankruptcy case.

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Brandon L. Barber, 37, New York, New York, and four other men were charged with federal crimes stemming from schemes to defraud involving several Northwest Arkansas real estate transactions and Barber’s bankruptcy case.

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First Universal Lending, LLC, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, a mortgage brokerage company was issued a cease and desist order stopping unlicensed mortgage activity. The order reflects that 24 Arkansas residents were solicited and accepted for mortgage loan modifications by First Universal Lending,

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21St Century Legal Services, Inc., Sandy Ayala, also known as Sandi Ayala, and Michael Herried were issued a Cease and Desist Order by the Arkansas Securities Commissioner A. Heath Abshure. 21st Century is a mortgage loan brokerage company located in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

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Greenleaf Companies, LLC, Eric C. Gagnepain and Misty Perkins have been ordered to cease and desist the sale of unregistered securities.

Greenleaf’s investment scheme involved using the

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Nelson Miller, the former owner and operator of Freedom Financial Mortgage Company and Absolute Abstract and Title Company, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in federal prison as a result of his role in a large-scale mortgage fraud scheme. Miller‘s prison term stems from his

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Kristian D. Nelson, 35, Bigelow, Arkansas, pled guilty to interstate wire fraud and being a felon in possession of firearms. His plea was accepted today by United States District Judge Susan Webber Wright.

Nelson entered a plea of guilty to ten counts of interstate wire fraud. Each count of wire fraud is punishable by not more than 30 years imprisonment, and/or a fine of up to

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The mortgage fraud trial involving Nelson Miller, owner of Freedom Financial Services, resulted in a hung jury. A mistrial was declared on November 19, 2007. The new trial resulted in a conviction on all sixteen counts charged in the indictment. Sentencing is set for July 10, 2008.

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