Rita “Jessica” Martinez, 31, Gilbert Martinez, 35, both of Houston, Texas, and Felix Martinez, 37, New Caney, Texas, have been charged with conspiracy and bank fraud for their alleged involvement in a scheme to defraud Farmers and Merchants Bank, Long Beach, California, of bank loans for themselves and others.
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David Joe Cano, 41, Arlington, Texas, was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater to 87 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $1,795,125 in restitution for his nearly two-year role in a scheme to launder the proceeds of mortgage fraud.
Maria Eliza Garza, Houston, Texas, has pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud seven different Houston-area banks of more than $2 million in 2007 and 2008.
Freddy Centeno, Brownsville, Texas, has been arrested following the return of two-count indictment alleging money laundering for a convicted drug trafficker and making false statements to federal agents.
Rain Joakim-Anwa Davis, aka Jeri Lynn Hardin, 50, Sugar Land, Texas, has been handed a 33-month federal sentence following her conviction on two counts of wire fraud. Davis pleaded guilty January 22, 2013.
Samuel Ray Palasota, 52, Houston, Texas, has surrendered to federal authorities following the return of a 24-count indictment alleging he operated a fraudulent real estate investment scheme and defrauded a woman of $650,000.
Quincy Dynell Harrington, Corinth, Texas, has been sentenced for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme.Continue Reading...
Tobechi Enyinna Onwuhara, 33, formerly of Dallas, Texas, has been arrested in Australia after more than four years as a fugitive and brought to the United States to face charges accusing him of leading a home equity line of credit fraud scheme that attempted to steal more than $38 million and caused approximately $13 million in losses.Continue Reading...
Patience Lavon Jackson, 50, Arlington, Texas, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle to 63 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $2,801,661.95 in restitution, following her conviction for leading a conspiracy to defraud residential mortgage lenders.Continue Reading...
Billy Frank Davis, aka Bill F. Davis, 68, Houston, Texas, a former attorney, has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for perpetrating a decade-long real estate investment fraud scheme that victimized more than 20 investors of approximately $7.8 million.