Deon Derrick Derrico, 43, North Las Vegas, Nevada, and Olujuwon Devin Bryant, 23, North Las Vegas, were charged with multiple felony counts for their involvement in a fraudulent title scheme wherein they allegedly forged quitclaim deeds for the purposes of collecting rent from unsuspecting tenants.
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Cherron Marie Phillips, who also goes by the name of River Tali Bey, 43, Chicago, Illinois, was convicted by a federal jury after two days of testimony and found guilty of knowingly filing false liens – each in the amount of $100 billion – against the property of current and former federal employees.
The Fidelity Land Trust Company, LLC (unrelated to Fidelity National Title Insurance Company) that obtained certain titles to homeowners’ residences may be clouded and deemed null and void based on a ruling from a Broward County, Florida, Circuit Court.
Brandon Hanly, 33, Redding, California, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge William B. Shubb to four years in prison for a mortgage fraud scheme.
Alois Craig Weingart, 60, Castle Rock, Colorado, was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in mortgage fraud scheme with losses to lenders totaling $12 million.
Blair Christopher Hanloh, 50, Long Beach, California, was convicted of stealing over $3.5 million in a fraudulent scheme by falsely transferring residential property deeds and fraudulently renting out houses.
James Lee Lankford, 74, formerly of Modesto, California, a real estate broker, pleaded guilty to seven counts of mail fraud in connection with a mortgage fraud scam that looted elderly homeowners and lending institutions of millions of dollars.
Adel Afkarian and Atef Afkarian each entered a guilty plea in federal court in San Diego, California, in connection with a fraud scheme involving sales of million-dollar homes in San Diego and Del Mar, California.
Tyree Davis Sr., Flossmoor, Illinois, was arrested on an eight-count indictment charging him with obstruction of justice and filing fraudulent multi-billion-dollar liens against government employees. The indictment was returned on July 24, 2013, by a federal grand jury in Chicago.