Archives For Regulatory Violations

Randy Alan Carpenter, 56, Spruce Pine, North Carolina, an attorney, engineer and appraiser, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Graham Mullen to 27 months in prison for making false statements on his tax returns.

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Poppi Metaxas, 60, Hillsborough, California, the former chief executive officer and president of Gateway Bank FSB, with bank fraud, bank fraud conspiracy, and perjury.

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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.

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Darryl Burke, 50, and Vicki Garland, 50, both of Delray Beach, Florida, were convicted by a federal jury of bank fraud and wire fraud conspiracy, after a two and half week trial before U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn.

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Jana DeWitt and Kenneth Westfall, licensed real estate agents operating in Colorado Springs, Colorado, have paid the United States $93,500 in civil penalties to settle allegations that they engaged in deceptive conduct that violated the Financial Institutions Reform Recovery and Enforcement Act (FIREEA).

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Dwight A. Etheridge, 49, Chesapeake, Virginia, was sentenced to 50 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, bank fraud, false statements to a financial institution, and aiding and abetting misapplication of bank funds.

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Stephen G. Fields, 49, Chesapeake, Virginia, was sentenced to 17 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, false entries in bank records, misapplication of bank funds, and false statement to a financial institution.

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James E. Bishop, 70, Mount Vernon, Washington, former Chairman and CEO of Summit Bank, a Skagit County community bank, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to making a false entry in a report of an insured bank.

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Patrick J. Mansell, 68, Boca Raton, Florida, Vice President of Coastal States Mortgage Corporation, pled guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud to defraud government sponsored entities, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Patrick J. Mansell, 68, Boca Raton, FL, Vice President of Coastal States Mortgage Corporation, has been charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud to defraud government sponsored entities, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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