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Ernesto Weisson and Roberto Cortes allegedly ran the Ponzi scheme with a third partner, Juan Carlos Cortes (not pictured). (Credit: Ocean Reef Club)

Latin American investors allegedly lost $250M in Miami real estate Ponzi scheme: lawsuit

For nearly a decade, a trio of Ecuadorian businessmen allegedly ran a real estate Ponzi scheme that defrauded more...

Latin American investors allegedly lost $250M in Miami real estate Ponzi scheme: lawsuit
Beverly Hills properties once owned by convicted RE Ponzi schemer Shapiro sell for $69M

Beverly Hills properties once owned by convicted RE Ponzi schemer Shapiro sell for $69M

Five Southern California properties once owned by convicted real estate Ponzi schemer Robert Shapiro have sold for a total...

Beverly Hills properties once owned by convicted RE Ponzi schemer Shapiro sell for $69M
Clockwise from top: Robert Shapiro, Viktor Gjonaj, and Robert C. Morgan (Credit: Rochester Institute of Technology, LinkedIn, iStock)

Robert Shapiro is not alone: 5 real estate Ponzi schemes you should know about

On October 15, developer Robert Shapiro—who pleaded guilty in August for leading a $1.3 billion real estate Ponzi scheme—received...

Robert Shapiro is not alone: 5 real estate Ponzi schemes you should know about
Daily Digest Miami

Airbnb fights against Palm Beach County’s requirement, what’s next for Barneys: Daily digest

Every day, The Real Deal rounds up South Florida’s biggest real estate news, from breaking news and scoops to announcements and deals. We update...

Airbnb fights against Palm Beach County’s requirement, what’s next for Barneys: Daily digest
Luxury home developer arrested on federal charges over $1.3B Ponzi scheme

Luxury home developer arrested on federal charges over $1.3B Ponzi scheme

A former luxury real estate developer in Los Angeles was arrested on federal charges, accused of deceiving thousands of...

Luxury home developer arrested on federal charges over $1.3B Ponzi scheme
Developer behind $58M Ponzi scheme gets 6 years in prison

Developer behind $58M Ponzi scheme gets 6 years in prison

Westchester developer Michael D’Alessio was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday morning after pleading guilty in November...

Developer behind $58M Ponzi scheme gets 6 years in prison
Former offices of South Florida’s biggest Ponzi schemer now available to lease

Former offices of South Florida’s biggest Ponzi schemer now available to lease

The space once held a massive aquarium, a private elevator and was protected by a high-tech security system in...

Former offices of South Florida’s biggest Ponzi schemer now available to lease
National Cheat Sheet: San Francisco’s luxury homes are selling faster than those in any other US market … & more

National Cheat Sheet: San Francisco’s luxury homes are selling faster than those in any other US market … & more

The best and worst markets in which to sell a luxury home in US The city by the bay has quickest luxury home sales...

National Cheat Sheet: San Francisco’s luxury homes are selling faster than those in any other US market … & more
Rapid Realty hit with racketeering lawsuit from franchisee lender

Rapid Realty hit with racketeering lawsuit from franchisee lender

Amid an ongoing revolt among franchise owners, Rapid Realty is facing a new set of charges that its business...

Rapid Realty hit with racketeering lawsuit from franchisee lender
Bar Works founder Renwick Haddow agrees to extradition: SEC

Bar Works founder Renwick Haddow agrees to extradition: SEC

From TRD New York: Renwick Haddow is still sitting in a Moroccan jail, but possibly not for much longer. The...

Bar Works founder Renwick Haddow agrees to extradition: SEC
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