Archives For Mississippi

William D. “Butch” Dickson, 58, Jackson, Mississippi, was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 8, 2014, on six counts of bankruptcy fraud, six counts of bank fraud, and five counts of wire fraud for relocated his businesses to Panama and Costa Rica and instructing his customers to submit their monthly mortgage payments to addresses in Las Vegas, Nevada, and Miami, Florida.

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Stephen Richard Colson, 48, Biloxi, Mississippi, pled guilty in federal court on March 19, 2014, to falsifying, concealing, and covering up material facts in connection with a scheme to defraud two banks and the Bankruptcy Court in violation of Title 18 Section 1001.

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Mayor Eldridge Walker is facing charges following indictment by a Sharkey County, Mississippi, Grand Jury for his alleged role in submitting false documents to Federal Home Loan Bank.

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Michael E. Earwood, 61, Madison, Mississippi, an attorney, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 46 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for bankruptcy fraud.

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Michael Lance Persac, 37, Canton, was sentenced in federal court for mortgage fraud. Persac, a mortgage loan originator, previously pled guilty to a wire fraud conspiracy to submit false documents to lenders in order to get fraudulent mortgage loans approved.

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William O. Walker, 43, Clinton, Mississippi, was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Friday, August 19, 2011, to serve 24 months in federal prison and to pay restitution to Trustmark National Bank in the amount of $86,588.55. Additionally, a money judgment of forfeiture was ordered in the amount of $86,588.55.

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Gene A. Bradford, 38, Ridgeland, Mississippi, was sentenced in federal court to serve 48 months in federal prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for mortgage fraud. Bradford was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $581,508.50.

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Louis Gholar, Undrea Harris and Santiago Sutton were sentenced in U.S. District Court on charges relating to a mortgage fraud conspiracy.

Louis Gholar, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, was sentenced on April 20, 2010 to 78 months in federal prison, followed by 5 years of supervised

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J. Larry Kennedy and Keith M. Kennedy, Mississippi, both former loan closing agents, have been convicted on 35 total counts of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, conspiracy to launder money, multiple counts of wire fraud, and multiple counts of

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Dwayne G. Deer, Biloxi, Mississippi (fomerly of McComb, Mississippi), James Todd Phillips, McComb, Mississippi, and Dawn Stinson, McComb, Mississippi, were sentenced for their roles in a mortgage fraud scheme that operated from March 2003 through January 2006. Deer and

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