Alejandro Matos, 43, Riverview, Florida, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire, mail, and bank fraud for his role in assisting in the preparation and submission of loan applications that included numerous false and fraudulent representations relating to employment and income
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Furman Otis Clark Jr., 65, On April 8, 2014, was convicted by a Nassau County, Florida, jury of organized fraud for his role in a fraudulent land development scheme. The scheme was intended to swindle investors out of more than $250,000.
Seven individuals have been indicted in the Southern District of Florida for their alleged participation in a mortgage fraud scheme in the Miami, Florida area.
Braden Koegel, 35, Apopka, Florida, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton, Jr. to three years and six months in federal prison for bank fraud.
Robert Harry Bacon, 34, West Newbury, Massachusetts, entered a guilty plea to Counts 1 and 2 of an indictment charging him with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud; and mail fraud, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 1349 and 1341.
Craig Hudson, William Bolton and David Barile were all sentenced to prison for their roles in a mortgage fraud scam that involved more than 50 fraudulent mortgages totaling $8.8 million.
Darryl Burke, 50, and Vicki Garland, 50, both of Delray Beach, Florida, were convicted by a federal jury of bank fraud and wire fraud conspiracy, after a two and half week trial before U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn.
Pasquale Pappalardo, 60, Coral Springs, Florida, was sentenced to 20 years in prison, with three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $1,061,401 and forfeiture of $3,500,000.
Michele Carducci, 37, Tampa, Florida, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud affecting a financial institution and making false statements to a federal agency.
11 companies and five individuals have been charged with running an illegal mortgage relief scheme, which operated under various names.