Archives For Loan App. Misreps

Five defendants have been sentenced for their roles in a mortgage fraud conspiracy perpetrated in the Eastern District of Texas involving illegal property flipping, falsification of documents, including HUD-1 Settlement Statements, down payment fraud, and loan application misrepresentations.

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Eliseo Jara Jr., 35, his wife, Melissa Jara, 34, and his brother, Sergio Jara, 33, all of Bakersfield, California, entered guilty pleas in connection with a $5.6 million mortgage fraud scheme in Bakersfield. Continue Reading…

Anatoliy Azarov, 33, Sacramento, California, pleaded guilty to mail fraud for a mortgage fraud scheme involving 24 residential properties. The defendant and his co-conspirator convinced investors to purchase their inventory of properties at inflated prices and used the excess funds as working capital to continue their business. Continue Reading…

Aleksandr Kravchenko, 36, and Galina Kravchenko, 35, King County, Washington, who fled to Moldova, Eastern Europe, before being indicted by a federal grand jury for bank fraud related to loans fraudulently obtained from Westsound Bank, entered guilty pleas in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Washington.

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Gabriela Carter, 43, Sacramento, California, is the subject of an eight-count grand jury indictment charging her with bank fraud for allegedly submitting fraudulent loan applications to federally insured financial institutions to obtain real estate loans that her clients were not qualified to receive.

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Rachel Siders, 39, Roseville, California, was convicted by a federal jury and found guilty of bank fraud, making a false loan application, and committing aggravated identity theft. Continue Reading…

Dana Faulkner, 48, Oakland, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge John A. Mendez to one year in prison for conspiring to commit mail fraud and make false statements in loan applications. Faulkner is the ninth defendant to be sentenced as the result of a large scale mortgage fraud scheme operating out of the headquarters of Liberty Real Estate & Investment Company and Liberty Mortgage Company.

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Carolyn Marie Jones, 51, Corona, California, who was the chief executive officer of a high-end jean company that outfitted Hollywood celebrities, pleaded guilty in federal court to bank fraud and bankruptcy fraud offenses admitting she used fraudulent information to defraud lenders.

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Justin Joseph Christenson, 35, Forest Lake, Minnesota, admitted conspiring with Thomas Rosensteel, Robert Scott “Rod” Aslesen, and at least four others to defraud mortgage lenders by falsifying loan applications and related documents. Continue Reading…

Enrique Hernandez, 34, Miami, Florida, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank and mail fraud in connection with a scheme to inflate purchase prices and share kickbacks with his conspirators.The properties purchased in the scheme were subsequently allowed to fall into foreclosure.

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