Christian Peterson, 45, Madison, Wisconsin, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Barbara B. Crabb to seven years in federal prison following his convictions for bank fraud, money laundering, and making false statements to banks. Peterson was previously convicted of lying about the purpose of a $1.1 million loan for real estate development.
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Todd A. Brunner, 57, and Shawn A. Brunner, 24, both of Pewaukee, Wisconsin, are the subjects of a sixteen count indictment charging them with bank fraud, making false declarations and oaths, and concealing assets, including real estate in bankruptcy.
David E. Robert, 42, Madison, Wisconsin, was sentenced on June 12, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb to six months in federal prison, a $1,000 fine, and two years of supervised release for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme wherein he used a falsified tax documents to obtain a first and second mortgage.
Jay Fischer was found guilty by Marathon County, Wisconsin, Judge Gregory Huber of a million dollar mortgage fraud scheme wherein he failed to pay off prior mortgages, resulting in dual active mortgages on homes.
Chester D. Howard, also known as C. Daniel Howard, 41, Verona, Wisconsin, is charged in a seven-count indictment with making false statements. He is charged with five counts of falsely stating to banks that he was the owner of property as collateral for a loan, when he knew he was not the owner of the property.
James Scalzo, 46, Kenosha, Wisconsin, was sentenced by Judge Lynn Adelman to 35 months in prison for his role in a bank fraud and money laundering scheme.
Michael E. Kraus, 63, Medford, Wisconsin, has been indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in Madison, Wisconsin, and charged with making false statements to financial institutions concerning the extent of his liabilities.
Becky Lynn Ring, formerly known as Becky Lynn Stoltenberg, 38, Madison, Wisconsin, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb to 12 months probation and ordered to pay $336,100 in restitution for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme.
James Wazlawik, 48, Prescott, Wisconsin, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman to one day in jail, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for making a false statement to a bank in connection with a home equity loan.
Billy Cannon, Sr., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a loan officer, and Margaret Keefe, a closing agent, allegedly devised and participated in a scheme to defraud banks and real estate lending institutions by submitting materially false and fraudulent loan applications.Continue Reading...