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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Robert Hans Schenk, 52, Pacific Palisades, California, was sentenced on September 6, 2013, to four years in prison for wire fraud.
Ruben Oscar Palagonia, 67, San Bernardino, California, was arraigned in San Bernardino Superior Court on Forgery and Identity Theft charges for allegedly obtaining a home mortgage loan with false credit information.
Gloria Nereida Valle-Clas, 48, and Alexander Gonzalez, 40, Loxahatchee, Florida, have been indicted on charges that they used aliases to acquire real estate while continuing to receive government benefits.
Adorean Boleancu, 47, Napa, California, has been indicted and charged with 27 counts of bank fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, and aggravated identity theft. The indictment alleges that Boleancu executed a fraud scheme by forging more than $1.8 million in checks written on accounts of an elderly, widowed client for his personal benefit.