Lance Kellow, 37, Henderson, Nevada, man has been sentenced to 57 months in prison and ordered to pay $834,000 in restitution for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that caused over $1 million in losses to federally insured financial institutions.
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Lender Processing Services, Inc. (LPS), now known as Black Knight Financial Services has entered into a settlement with the State of Nevada to resolve the State’s civil action alleging LPS violated the Nevada Deceptive Trade Practices Act, and all other outstanding issues or claims related to the litigation.
Scott H. Summerhays, 55, formerly of South Lake Tahoe, currently in custody in Reno, Nevada, who fraudulently convinced 11 persons to loan him a total of $3.6 million for the purchase of a golf course near Gardnerville, Nevada, pleaded guilty to 24 federal felony charges.
William Chrissikopoulos, 43, Las Vegas, Nevada, Alan Dornhuber, 63, Las Vegas, and Lynda Finch-Estrada, 54, Las Vegas, who were indicted in April 2013, by a Clark County grand jury for their operation of a mortgage lending fraud scam, are being sought by the Nevada Attorney General.
Hans Seibt, 72, Las Vegas, Nevada, was sentenced to the maximum term of ten years in prison for swindling investors in a land development scheme.
Kamalu Gonzales, 47, Henderson, Nevada, a former loan officer who convinced at least 16 victims to give him money for a high yield investment scheme involving the foreign currency exchange market, was sentenced to 6½ years in prison, five years of supervised release, and ordered to pay over $830,000 in restitution for his guilty pleas to federal fraud and money laundering charges.
Lloyd Gardley, 60, currently in federal custody in Pahrump, Nevada, the mastermind of a Las Vegas mortgage fraud scheme that caused approximately $15 million in losses to the lenders and financial institutions, has been sentenced to just over 11 years in federal prison for his guilty pleas to conspiracy and fraud charges.
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.
Darren David Chaker, 41, Beverly Hills, California, and Las Vegas, Nevada, has been ordered to federal prison following his conviction of bankruptcy fraud.
Earl Gross, 75, Las Vegas, Nevada, the former president and chief executive officer of U.S. Mortgage, a loan servicing company in Nevada, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in a scheme to defraud Wells Fargo Bank of more than $8 million.