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Metro Dream Homes founder sentenced to 150 years for Ponzi scheme (access required)

The founder of a mortgage scheme that fleeced more than 1,000 people of $78 million was sentenced Friday to 150 years in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release. Judge Roger W. Titus sentenced Andrew Hamilton Williams ...

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Accountant pleads guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

Federal prosecutors say an escrow accountant for a title company has pleaded guilty to charges related to a $1.7 million mortgage fraud scheme. Brenda Lukenich, of Hughesville, pleaded guilty Wednesday to mail fraud. Prosecutors say two co-defendants are scheduled to ...

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FBI: Mortgage fraud still prevalent, hard to catch

WASHINGTON — Mortgage fraud remains widespread in the depressed housing market, with perpetrators motivated by high profits and little risk of getting caught, the FBI said Friday. The FBI’s annual report said mortgage schemes are particularly resilient and hard to ...

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