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Florida man sentenced in $3.5M mortgage fraud scheme that targeted Orthodox Jewish community

Florida man sentenced in $3.5M mortgage fraud scheme that targeted Orthodox Jewish community

A North Miami Beach resident is heading to federal prison for leading a $3.5 million mortgage fraud scheme in South Florida, the mortgage fraud...

Penny Bradley (Credit: Getty Images)

Upper East Side developer funded “lavish lifestyle” through mortgage fraud: Manhattan district attorney

Manhattan developer Penny Bradley has been arrested and charged with allegedly running a multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud scam and using the proceeds to fund her...

Morgan Management's Robert C. Morgan and the Avon Commons apartment complex in Avon, N.Y. (Credit: Rochester Institute of Technology)

Lenders poised to take over apartment empire amid massive mortgage fraud probe

Rochester-based Morgan Management nearly tripled its apartment holdings over the past decade, building a giant rental portfolio of 140...

How a New York mortgage broker scammed large banks and Fannie and Freddie

How a New York mortgage broker scammed large banks and Fannie and Freddie

Mortgage broker Patrick Ogiony has pleaded guilty to being part of a multifamily real estate scandal involving inflated mortgages,...

DA Vance indicts Manafort on pardon-proof mortgage fraud charges

DA Vance indicts Manafort on pardon-proof mortgage fraud charges

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was indicted in Manhattan on Wednesday on mortgage fraud charges, the same day...

Fraud alert: Bogus mortgage applications are on the rise

Fraud alert: Bogus mortgage applications are on the rise

Mortgage fraud is on the rise as more buyers are inflating their incomes in order to qualify for new...

More borrowers faking their incomes, employment to buy homes

More borrowers faking their incomes, employment to buy homes

Prices are up, interest rates are rising, and it’s tough for a lot of people to qualify to buy...

Federal agencies undertake largest mortgage fraud investigation since the financial crisis

Federal agencies undertake largest mortgage fraud investigation since the financial crisis

Federal officials are in the middle of one of the largest investigations into mortgage fraud since the financial crisis....

Paul Manafort sent to jail over witness tampering allegation

Paul Manafort sent to jail over witness tampering allegation

A federal judge revoked Paul Manafort’s bail on Friday, sending the former Trump campaign chair to jail ahead of...

Melamed gets 20 days in jail despite attempt to buy freedom

Melamed gets 20 days in jail despite attempt to buy freedom

After a pre-sentencing hearing on Thursday, landlord Daniel Melamed was sent to jail for 20 days where he will...

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