Archives For Connecticut

Resolution Law Group, Connecticut, Berger Law Group, Florida, and related entities and individuals are the subjects of a temporary restraining order and appointed receiver in a joint lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, over allegations that they took advantage of struggling homeowners through a scam that promised legal assistance but delivered none.

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Jacqueline Polverari, 47, Branford, Connecticut, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to 12 months and one day of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for arranging a series of fraudulent mortgage loan refinancing transactions.

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William Nash, 49, Ashfield, Massachusetts, has been arrested and charged with stealing more than $350,000 from an elderly aunt who gave him power of attorney because she trusted him as a relative to care for her.

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Gari-Mark Thomas, 38, formerly of Norwalk, Connecticut, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Vanessa L. Bryant to 12 months and one day of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiring to defraud the Federal Housing Authority through a mortgage fraud scheme.

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Asm Afsary, 41, Stamford, Connecticut, waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty before Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall to conspiring to defraud financial institutions through an extensive mortgage fraud scheme that involved dozens of properties in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

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Domingos Dias, 44, formerly of Trumbull, Connecticut, and currently residing in Easton, Connecticut, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill to 30 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for his involvement in a mortgage fraud scheme through the use of straw buyers that caused more than $3 million in losses to lenders.

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Taimur Aurora, 40, Stamford, Connecticut, waived his right to indictment and pleaded guilty before Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall to conspiring to defraud financial institutions through an extensive mortgage fraud scheme that involved dozens of properties in Fairfield County, Connecticut.

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Andrew Constantinou, 57, Unionville, Connecticut, and Jacques Kelly, 48, Poughkeepsie, New York, were convicted by a federal jury for their roles in an extensive mortgage fraud scheme arising from the fraudulent purchases of more than 40 properties in New Haven. The defendants conspired to defraud mortgage lenders of millions of dollars of mortgage proceeds by inflating the contract price that the sellers of the properties had actually agreed to accept…

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Loretta Seneca, 51, Boynton Beach, Florida, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny in Hartford, Connecticut, to 27 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for her role in a real estate investment scheme.

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Sabah Kennawi, 50, East Hartford, Connecticut, was arrested and charged with larceny and forgery in connection with a scheme that cost homeowners seeking to modify their home mortgage loans thousands of dollars.

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