Archives For Identity Theft

Jill Dail, 59, Cambridge, Maryland, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz to 16 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for bank fraud in connection with a scheme in which she and her brother, Jeffrey Scott Dail, fraudulently obtained mortgage loans in the names of family members, using the proceeds for their own benefit.

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Kil Seok (Michael) Seo, 49, formerly of Fairfax, Virginia, was sentenced to 38 months in prison for engaging in bank fraud and aggravated identity theft as part of a mortgage fraud scheme. Seo also was ordered to pay restitution of $894,600 to several banks that were the victims of Seo’s criminal conduct.

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Jeffrey Witt, St. Charles, Missouri, was arrested on an indictment charging him with falsifying documents to obtain a line of credit on a St. Louis County, Missouri, home which did not belong to him, as well as aggravated identity theft.

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Mokorya Cosmas Wambura, 45, Takoma Park, Maryland, pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft arising from two separate residential mortgage fraud schemes.

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Matthew Scott Smith, 36, Brighton, Colorado, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl on February 12, 2014, for making false statements in a loan application.

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Liliana Delia Deiac, 43, Jamaica, New York, was sentenced in federal court by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever, III to 18 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release.

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Nicholas Lindsey, 40, Billings, Montana, who worked as a loan officer in Las Vegas, Nevada, during 2006 and 2007 was sentenced to 11 years in prison, five years of supervised release and ordered to pay over $2.2 million in restitution for his fraud and identity theft convictions related to a mortgage fraud scheme.

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Stephanie Hand, 49, Livingston, New Jersey, a lawyer, Julio Concepcion, 48, Passaic, New Jersey, and Thomas D’Anna, 38, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, were indicted on charges that they conspired to steal approximately $873,520 from a lender by using stolen identities to file fraudulent mortgage loan applications for two real estate transactions, falsifying settlement statements and diverting loan proceeds.

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Maria DeJesus-Guzman, 36, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged in a four count indictment with loan application fraud, passport fraud, falsely representing to be a United States citizen, and aggravated identity theft.

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Robert Hans Schenk, 52, Pacific Palisades, California, was sentenced on September 6, 2013, to four years in prison for wire fraud.

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