The Real Deal Miami

Mortgage scammer pleads guilty

November 17, 2008 11:20AM

Anthony Affatati of Parkland pleaded guilty to criminal fraud charges
for using straw buyers to apply for $40 million in mortgages in
Florida, New York, and Nevada, federal prosecutors said Friday.
Affatati, 36, pleaded guilty to the mortgage scam and to charges
related to a foreign currency trading scam. Peter Affatati, 39, of
Coral Springs, Anthony Louis Cuomo, 30, of Coral Springs and Brian
Schlitz, 39, of Boca Raton were also charged.