Christopher Wayne White, 44, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a real estate broker was sentenced by U.S. District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas to 41 months in prison, three years supervised release and ordered to pay $4,029,892, in restitution to victims in three separate fraud cases.
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Charles Espinel, 61, and Jeannette Espinel, 59, of both Daly City, California, a former 32 year FBI employee and his wife, were sentenced on January 14, 2015, to 90 days in prison plus six months location monitoring and 200 hours of community service for misrepresenting their income in loan applications.
Emeka Udeze, 39, Bowie, Maryland, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Peter J. Messitte to 37 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiring to commit wire fraud in connection with two separate mortgage fraud schemes that involved loan application misrepresentations and short sale fraud.
Ania Nowak, 48, Belvidere, New Jersey, a former real estate title agent, admitted carrying out a mortgage fraud scheme in which she obtained seven loans, totaling more than $3.7 million, on two properties located in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey and Belvidere, New Jersey.
Steven J. Moorhouse, 62, Sandwich, Illinois, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Frederick J. Kapala to a charge of making a false statement to a financial institution. Moorhouse admitted providing a lender with false documents concerning his business assets.
Richard Stromberg, 50, Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months of imprisonment, to be followed by five years of supervised release, for submitting false loan applications to lenders that included inflated income/assets and appraisals.
Daniel Rosenthal, 31, Yorba Linda, California, was arraigned on charges of submitting fraudulent loan applications to three Bay Area banks using a false name and then laundering more than $2.5 million in fraudulently obtained proceeds.
Andrew Constantinou, 58, Unionville, Connecticut, a former loan officer at GMAC Mortgage and Countrywide Home Loans, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme arising from the purchases of more than 40 properties in New Haven, Connecticut.
Christian Peterson, 45, Madison, Wisconsin, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Barbara B. Crabb to seven years in federal prison following his convictions for bank fraud, money laundering, and making false statements to banks. Peterson was previously convicted of lying about the purpose of a $1.1 million loan for real estate development.
Derrick Phelps, 46, Katy, Texas, and his wife, Cynthia Phelps, 44, who owned two mortgage service businesses in Henderson, Nevada, have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a mortgage fraud scheme that caused over $30 million in losses to federally insured financial institutions.