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WOWK: The Scioto County Sheriff's Office have charged a woman with drug possession. Sheriff Marti Donini says narcotics detectives along with Portsmouth Police and the FBI arrested Dodie Conley, 46, of Wheelersburg with possessing over 30 oxycodone pills.
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£5m mortgage fraudsters jailed

Members of a gang who applied for bogus mortgages worth £5m are given jail sentences.

Peter Capra, Littleton man convicted in mortgage fraud scheme, gets 12 years

The Denver Channel: DENVER - Prosecutors said a Littleton man was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for 14 counts of wire fraud, two counts of mail fraud and 10 counts of money laundering. Peter V. Capra, 57, was found guilty on March 21, following an eight-day trial.

South Florida tops in mortgage fraud investigations

Sun Sentinel: For the fifth consecutive year, Florida ranked first among all states in mortgage fraud, which isn't surprising given the number of loans originated during the housing boom, LexisNexis said. "In the U.S., fraud across all industries is close to a ...

Suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau Convicted in Mortgage Fraud

NBC 6 South Florida: "Today's conviction against Marie Lucie Tondreau is a success in our continuing efforts to fight mortgage fraud that jeopardizes our nation's financial institutions," U.S. Attorney Wifredo Ferrer said in a statement. "Tondreau abused her prominence in ...

Suspended North Miami mayor found guilty of mortgage fraud

Local 10: MORTGAGE FRAUD CHARGES TODAY HAS ALL MAINTAINED HER INNOCENCE BUT TONIGHT SHE'S BEHIND PARAGRAPHS AWAITING SENTENCING. LOCAL 10 NEWS REPORTED ER LIVE IN NORTH MIAMI TONIGHT. HER POLITICAL CAREER IS ...

Florida Wins Top National Ranking — in Mortgage Fraud

The Ledger: Unlike some other studies based on complaints or suspicion, LexisNexis examined proven mortgage fraud and misrepresentation based on 2013 data from mortgage industry professionals. Nationwide, mortgage fraud has been on the upswing for the past ...

Suspended North Miami Beach Mayor Convicted in Mortgage Fraud

A 12-member jury on Tuesday convicted suspended North Miami Mayor Marie Lucie Tondreau for conducting an $8 million mortgage fraud scheme before she was elected. Tondreau, one of South Florida's most popular Haitian-American politicians, was ...

Suspended North Miami mayor convicted of federal mortgage fraud

Local 10: Laurie Jennings: AND WE'RE FOLLOWING BREAKING NEWS OUT OF NORTH MIAMI RIGHT NOW WHERE THE SUSPENDED MAYOR HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF MORTGAGE FRAUD. LOCAL10 NEWS REPORTER TERRELL FORNEY IS LIVE AT CITY ...

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Jury Convicts Fla. Mayor In $8M Mortgage Fraud Plot

Law360, Miami (December 16, 2014, 4:57 PM ET) -- A Florida federal jury convicted suspended North Miami mayor Lucie M. Tondreau on Tuesday of wire fraud for an $8 million scheme in which she and others used a radio show to recruit straw borrowers for ...

Former North Miami mayor convicted of mortgage fraud

Suspended North Miami Mayor Marie Lucie Tondreau was convicted of mortgage fraud by a federal jury on Tuesday. Following a two-week trial, she was found guilty of conspiracy and wire fraud in a scheme that began through her radio show before she took ...

Suspended North Miami Mayor Tondreau found guilty of mortgage fraud

MiamiHerald.com: On Tuesday, she was knocked off her pedestal as a Miami federal jury convicted Tondreau of using her popularity as a Haitian-American community leader to lure “straw buyers” into a multimillion-dollar mortgage fraud scheme during the past real estate ...

Lucie Tondreau | North Miami | mortgage fraud

Suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau is in Miami federal court today as opening statements begin in her mortgage fraud trial.

Jury Selection For Suspended Mayor Accused Of Mortgage Fraud

Jury selection was scheduled to get underway Monday in the trial of suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau who is accused of taking part in an $11 million mortgage fraud scheme.

FOUND GUILTY OF MORTGAGE FRAUD..

North Miami mayor found guilty of mortgage fraud

Housing Wire: Marie Lucie Tondreau, the mayor of North Miami, Florida, was found guilty of six counts of wire fraud, stemming from her part in an alleged mortgage fraud scheme that defrauded lenders to the tune of $8 million. Federal prosecutors alleged that ...

Lucie Tondreau found guilty of mortgage fraud

A federal jury has convicted the suspended mayor of North Miami on charges of participating in an $11 million mortgage fraud scheme. Jurors returned the verdict Tuesday in the two-week trial of Lucie Tondreau. She faces up to 30 years in prison for conspiracy and wire fraud convictions when she is sentenced March 20. Federal prosecutors claimed Tondreau and another defendant conspired before she ...

ANNUAL MORTGAGE FRAUD REPORT..

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Releases Annual Mortgage Fraud Report

Thegardenisland.com: ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 15, 2014--Today LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the findings of its annual analysis of mortgage fraud in the U.S., revealing that despite improving economic conditions, mortgage fraud is still a national problem.

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Releases Annual Mortgage Fraud Report

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the findings of its annual analysis of mortgage fraud in the U.S., revealing that despite improving economic conditions, mortgage fraud is still a national problem. In fact, mortgage ...

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions Releases Annual Mortgage Fraud Report

Today LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced the findings of its annual analysis of mortgage fraud in the U.S., revealing that despite improving economic conditions, mortgage fraud is still a national problem.

FORMER MIAMI AREA MAYOR..

Jury to decide fate of former Miami-area mayor accused of mortgage fraud

WTAQ: MIAMI (Reuters) - A former south Florida mayor used her status in the Haitian community to lure individuals into a scheme to fraudulently obtain mortgages, prosecutors said on Monday during closing arguments in her fraud trial. Marie Lucie Tondreau, 54 ...

Former Miami-area mayor found guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

By Zachary Fagenson MIAMI (Reuters) - A federal jury in Florida found a former Miami-area mayor guilty of six counts of wire fraud on Tuesday, part of a scheme that used straw buyers and false mortgage applications to collect millions from lenders. Marie Lucie Tondreau, 54, was taken into custody and will face up to 30 years in prison at sentencing in March. Prosecutors said Tondreau, a Haitian ...

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Florida leads nation in mortgage fraud

MiamiHerald.com: Florida leads the nation in mortgage fraud — a dubious distinction the state has held for the past five years, according to a new report from LexisNexis Risk Solutions . The Alpharetta, Ga.-based data and analytics firm said Florida's mortgage fraud ...

IN MORTGAGE FRAUD..

Florida still No. 1 in mortgage fraud, study finds

Florida remains the nation's capital of mortgage schemes, although the rate of fraud has fallen a bit, according to the annual LexisNexis Mortgage Fraud Index. Florida's index of 529 is more than five times the expected rate of fraud for the state ...

Tondreau's fate in mortgage fraud case to be decided soon

MiamiHerald.com: The future mayor and her business partner paid off the straw buyers, another recruiter and a title company attorney, but kept most of the loan proceeds to enrich themselves and keep the mortgage-fraud scheme alive, the prosecutor said. At trial, Exius ...

Study: Florida No. 1 in mortgage fraud

Nearly a decade since problem loans and subsequent bank failures helped usher in the Great Recession, Florida's lending industry continues to be rife with fraud, a new study shows.

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