Lacie Devine, 35, Edinburg, Texas, has pleaded guilty to federal charges in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme.
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Jerry Goh, 51, Allen, Texas, who pleaded guilty in April 2013 to one count of a misprision of a felony stemming from his involvement in a loan fraud scheme was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey.
Michael Burnham, 46, Frisco, Texas, has been sentenced for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme in the Eastern District of Texas.
Ronald Frank Muise, 51, and his son, Michael Derek Muise, 28, both of Las Vegas, Nevada, have been convicted of conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud in connection with a telemarketing fraud scheme that spanned almost five years and victimized approximately 1,000 people.
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.
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.