Seven suspects who have been charged in a mortgage fraud scheme that defrauded more than 1,550 Inland Valley, California, homeowners seeking loan modification services during the foreclosure crisis have been arrested.
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Home Remedy Center, Newport Beach, California, is the subject of a lawsuit for failure to deliver and failure to provide refunds for its home loan modification service. The lawsuit seeks consumer restitution, injunctive relief, and civil penalties.
Ten individuals have been indicted and charged for the roles in an alleged loan modification fraud scheme.
Siringoringo Law Firm and Clausen & Cobb Management Company, Inc. are the subjects of search warrants, which have been served on five separate locations in the California counties of Orange and San Bernardino, in response to an alleged multi-million dollar loan modification scam.
Bryan D’Antonio, 47, Brea, California, and Charles Wayne Farris, 53, Aliso Viejo, California, were arrested for operating the Rodis Law Group and America’s Law Group, businesses that allegedly offered bogus loan modification assistance to struggling homeowners. Ronald Rodis, 49, Irvine, California, an attorney, surrendered to federal agents on charges alleging that he participated in, and lent his name and the law license he formerly possessed to, the fraudulent operation.
Everett Pope, aka Jonathan Pincuss, 38, Bolingbrook, Illinois, and Colbi Andry, aka Richard Lockwell and Rich Ingram, 38, Chicago, Illinois, who allegedly operated various loan modification businesses, have been indicted and charged with obtaining thousands of dollars in advance fees, purportedly to help individuals modify their existing home mortgage loans, but then failing to provide the services they promised.
Stevan John Henrioulle, 68, Oakland, California, and Ronald Veridiano Uy, 52, Pacifica, California, are recommended for disbarment by a California State Bar Court judge for involvement in a scheme to defraud struggling homeowners.
Everett Pope, aka Jonathan Pincuss, 38, Bolingbrook, Illinois, and Colbi Andry, aka Richard Lockwell and Rich Ingram, 38, Chicago, Illinois, who operated various businesses at multiple Chicago area locations since at least 2009 are facing federal fraud charges for allegedly charging thousands of dollars in advance fees, purportedly to help individuals modify their existing home mortgage loans, but then failing to provide the services they promised.
Guy Samuel, 32, Richmond Hill, New York; the co-owner of a company that purported to provide mortgage modification services, and four former employees of the company, Anthony Blackwell, 47, Manhattan, New York; Angel Gonzalez, 31, Rosedale, New York; Jonathan Lyons, 51, Rockville Center, New York; and Aren Goldfaden, 36, East Rockaway, New York, have been indicted for their alleged participation in a multimillion-dollar scheme that victimized more than 500 financially struggling homeowners across the country.
Sabah Kennawi, 50, East Hartford, Connecticut, was arrested and charged with criminal impersonation in connection with a mortgage modification scheme.