Foreclosure. Legal news and articles for April 21 - 24, 2017

Council passes bill to fine certain owners of foreclosure propertiesCoroner: 'Happy Days' star Erin Moran died of cancerIn Case You Missed It: Broadview foreclosure deadline, Glossip case, helicopterDisbarred Wellington attorney charged with defrauding clients outMontgomery Co. bill may help foreclosed homes get on the marketGrant makes it official: she's running in three-way primary for mayorScams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homesWalk a Mile in Her ShoesScams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homesJoint Government RelationsScams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homesScams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homesRun4Roseville SchoolsLessons on crime, life from best-selling author Hank Phillippi RyanFraudster informant fumes as judge orders 2-year prison sentence

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Greenville City Council considers possible limitations on student housing
WNCTApril 14, 2017

“In 4 or 5 years, it's at 30 percent capacity, we're dealing with the crime and sanitation and large issues. It becomes a real burden on the taxpayers of Greenville,” said Mayor Allen Thomas. That's what happened with North Campus Crossing, which ...more »

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Council passes bill to fine certain owners of foreclosure properties
Source of the SpringApril 24, 2017

“We have hundreds of vacant properties that were foreclosed all over Montgomery County, many, many in Silver Spring,” said Councilmember Tom Hucker (D-District 5), the bill's lead sponsor. “In many cases, they're a nuisance, they attract crime and ...more »

Coroner: 'Happy Days' star Erin Moran died of cancer
Indianapolis StarApril 24, 2017

She landed in southern Indiana after she and her husband lost their California home to foreclosure in 2010. The couple moved into a Harrison County trailer park with Moran's sick mother-in-law. After moving around and struggling with homelessness, the ...more »

In Case You Missed It: Broadview foreclosure deadline, Glossip case, helicopter
Galesburg Register-Mail (blog)April 24, 2017

Had a hard time keeping up with The Register-Mail this week? Here are some of our most viewed stories from the past few days: Aug. 27 deadline set for Broadview foreclosure. A downtown hotel was found in default during a foreclosure proceeding this ...more »

Disbarred Wellington attorney charged with defrauding clients out
Palm Beach PostApril 24, 2017

... mortgage and kept it instead, the affidavit said. The woman's home went into foreclosure, causing a judgment against her in the amount of $277,790, according to the affidavit. Disbarred Wellington attorney charged with defrauding clients out of ...more »

Montgomery Co. bill may help foreclosed homes get on the market
WTOPApril 24, 2017

WASHINGTON — Montgomery County is hardly immune to the glut of vacant, foreclosed homes that exist in the state of Maryland, but the county council is hoping a bill that passed unanimously last week will help put more of those homes on the market.more »

Grant makes it official: she's running in three-way primary for mayor
Buffalo NewsApril 24, 2017

"The East Side has been neglected," said Grant, pointing to lack of employment and rising crime . "The East Side is the real forgotten part of Buffalo." But the straw that broke the camel's back, she said, was when the community was shut out from the ...more »

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes
Frederick News Post (subscription)April 23, 2017

Murray is the victim of deed theft, a foreclosure fraud where older people are mostly the target. (AP Photo/Bebeto ... Money became tighter, but after his wife died suddenly of ovarian cancer in early 2009, Murray's real financial pinch set in. He cut ...more »

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes
Rocklin and Roseville TodayApril 23, 2017

Roseville Flash Crime Report (4.21.17)Roseville, CA- Digest summary update of select crimes for Roseville Police activity for the period covering April 14- 21, 2017. Northern California's Wettest Year on RecordAt its April 20 meeting, the Placer County ...more »

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes
San Francisco ChronicleApril 23, 2017

Foreclosure "rescue" scams that have stolen thousands of dollars from individual homeowners in the years since the housing collapse have been pushed by savvy perpetrators to their limit. They use lies to convince the desperate to sign over their title ...more »

Joint Government Relations
Rocklin and Roseville TodayApril 23, 2017

Roseville Flash Crime Report (4.21.17)Roseville, CA- Digest summary update of select crimes for Roseville Police activity for the period covering April 14- 21, 2017. Northern California's Wettest Year on RecordAt its April 20 meeting, the Placer County ...more »

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes
SFGateApril 22, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The phone call came as Raymond Murray neared the bottom of his luck. His wife had died, his career had been ended by injuries, and struggling to get by on his disability check, he had scraped together just enough to pay a lawyer to ...more »

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes
SFGateApril 22, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The phone call came as Raymond Murray neared the bottom of his luck. His wife had died, his career had been ended by injuries, and struggling to get by on his disability check, he had scraped together just enough to pay a lawyer to ...more »

Run4Roseville Schools
Rocklin and Roseville TodayApril 22, 2017

Roseville Flash Crime Report (4.21.17)Roseville, CA- Digest summary update of select crimes for Roseville Police activity for the period covering April 14- 21, 2017. Northern California's Wettest Year on RecordAt its April 20 meeting, the Placer County ...more »

Lessons on crime, life from best-selling author Hank Phillippi Ryan
Wareham WeekApril 22, 2017

Her work in the Boston area has lead to homes in foreclosure being restored to the owners, to better 911 systems statewide, to outing corrupt politicians and bringing firehouses up to, of all things, the fire code. But she never forgot the stories she ...more »

Fraudster informant fumes as judge orders 2-year prison sentence
New York Daily NewsApril 21, 2017

Ahmad told Irizzary he meant no harm with the deal — which was an effort to stop a foreclosure on a property. Irizarry wasn't buying that Ahmad — a sophisticated, onetime Lamborghini-driving businessman — didn't know what he was doing. "You knew you ...more »

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