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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...

Lenders poised to take over apartment empire amid massive mortgage fraud probe
Miami developer pleads guilty to EB-5 fraud, money laundering at failed Palm Beach hotel

Miami developer pleads guilty to EB-5 fraud, money laundering at failed Palm Beach hotel

Robert Matthews, the developer of the Palm House Hotel, pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court to money laundering...

Miami developer pleads guilty to EB-5 fraud, money laundering at failed Palm Beach hotel
Ex- city councilman Kendall Stewart arrested for threatening his tenants

Ex- city councilman Kendall Stewart arrested for threatening his tenants

Kendall Stewart, a former city councilman, has been arrested and charged with harassment after allegedly threatening his Flatbush tenants...

Ex- city councilman Kendall Stewart arrested for threatening his tenants
South Florida developer among parents facing new charges in Varsity Blues case

South Florida developer among parents facing new charges in Varsity Blues case

Miami developer Robert Zangrillo is among the 16 parents now facing additional charges in the Justice Department’s largest-ever college...

South Florida developer among parents facing new charges in Varsity Blues case
This real estate investor is suing his partner for pocketing rental income

This real estate investor is suing his partner for pocketing rental income

 Since 2015, a New Jersey real estate investor has allegedly pocketed rental income from two properties. Now one of...

This real estate investor is suing his partner for pocketing rental income
Real estate execs among parents pleading guilty in college admissions scandal

Real estate execs among parents pleading guilty in college admissions scandal

Two real estate executives pleaded guilty Monday to charges in the college admissions scandal, and now face prison time. ...

Real estate execs among parents pleading guilty in college admissions scandal
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
Adam Hochfelder appears back in court to plead guilty to misdemeanor fraud charge

Adam Hochfelder appears back in court to plead guilty to misdemeanor fraud charge

Adam Hochfelder was back in court on Thursday, where he pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor fraud charge in a...

Adam Hochfelder appears back in court to plead guilty to misdemeanor fraud charge
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,...

How a New York mortgage broker scammed large banks and Fannie and Freddie
Bizarre feud between former United Realty partners takes another turn

Bizarre feud between former United Realty partners takes another turn

A beating in an elevator. A syringe full of LSD. Over 3,000 thousand pieces of artwork. The years-long feud...

Bizarre feud between former United Realty partners takes another turn
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