Archives For Ohio

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.

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Regina Shields, 41, Cincinnati, Ohio, was sentenced in US. District Court to 12 months and one day in prison and ordered to pay $202,806 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service and the lender she defrauded in a mortgage fraud scam.

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Dwayne H. Means, 46, Cincinnati, Ohio, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to conspiracy to commit bank fraud in connection with a loan to buy a lot in the Villages of Sugar Ridge, Lawrenceburg, Indiana, in 2007.

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David R. Sharrock, 71, Mansfield, Ohio, was sentenced to 135 months in prison and ordered to pay $767,462 in restitution for his role a mortgage fraud scheme which caused approximately $1.3 million in losses to five lending institutions.

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Ondrea Shabazz, 47, Youngstown, Ohio, is charged in a 59-count indictment for fraudulently obtaining ownership of more than two dozen distressed properties in Mahoning County, Ohio, and resold them for about $1 million.

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Deborah L. Kistner, 50, Hilliard, Ohio, was sentenced to 66 months in prison, five years of supervised release, and ordered to repay victims $9,644,601.84 for deceiving lenders while securing fraudulent real estate loans in three different conspiracies between July 2006 and July 2010.

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Karin A. Hazel, aka Karin A. Caruso, aka Karin A. Corbin, Canal Winchester, Ohio, pleaded guilty to tax and mortgage fraud crimes just before her trial was to begin.

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David R. Sharrock, 71, Mansfield, Ohio, man was found guilty of more than two dozen charges in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme which caused approximately $1.3 million in losses to Geauga Savings Bank, J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Washington Mutual Bank, Interbay Funding LLC, and Suntrust Mortgage Inc.

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Brenda Ashcraft, 43, Milford, Ohio, is charged with defrauding investors of at least $15 million between 2009 and 2013 in a scheme to purchase and sell real estate through real estate investment trusts, known as REITs.

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Jack R. Coppernger, 50, Akron, Ohio, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for leading massive mortgage fraud schemes in Ohio and Florida.

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