Foreclosure. Legal news and articles for April 24 - 30, 2017

Why most black Sacramentans still can't buy a home eight years after Great Recession'Incorrigible fraudster' to serve 9 years for housing scam, tax evasion'Incorrigible fraudster' to serve 9 years for housing scam, tax evasionA knock, then a double murder: Knox police revisit 2014 cold caseMentor psychic gets max for stealing $1.4 million from clientsObama's $400000 Wall Street Speech Is Completely In CharacterMason City hate crime lawsuit settled out of courtFormer Miami lawmaker didn't file tax returns during eight years in officeUpland woman convicted of real estate fraud - Highland Community ...Deed Thefts Spread, Endangering HomeownersCouncil 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 market

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Muncie Star PressApril 6, 2017

Ocwen Loan Servicing vs. heirs of Jennifer N. Landreth and occupants, 1121 W. Weber Drive, foreclosure. ... Tyler E. Balint, 25, 1400 block of West 14th Street, domestic battery, interference with the reporting of a crime, battery resulting in bodily ...more »

IPRA video shows woman fighting employees before police shot her
Fox 32 ChicagoApril 12, 2017

CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - The Independent Police Review Authority has released audio and surveillance video showing a mentally ill woman's confrontation with employees at a North Center CVS before she was fatally shot by two Chicago ...more »

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Why most black Sacramentans still can't buy a home eight years after Great Recession
Sacramento BeeApril 30, 2017

Rosalinda Jackson moved from Oakland to Sacramento a couple of years ago, hoping to escape crime and outrageous home prices while taking advantage of a down payment assistance program. ... Foreclosures hit hard. The loss of homeownership status among ...more »

'Incorrigible fraudster' to serve 9 years for housing scam, tax evasion
theday.com (subscription)April 28, 2017

U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea sentenced con man Timothy W. Burke to 9 years in prison Friday, saying the scheme in which Burke took in millions at the expense of financially troubled homeowners was one of the most serious white-collar crimes the ...more »

'Incorrigible fraudster' to serve 9 years for housing scam, tax evasion
theday.com (subscription)April 28, 2017

U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea sentenced con man Timothy W. Burke to 9 years in prison Friday, saying the scheme in which Burke took in millions at the expense of financially troubled homeowners was one of the most serious white-collar crimes the ...more »

A knock, then a double murder: Knox police revisit 2014 cold case
Knoxville News SentinelApril 27, 2017

He was a kind, hard-working man who mainly kept to himself and wasn't involved in crime, neighborhood drama or drug activity, according to William Anderson, who said he lived near Cooley "for at least 8 years." Anderson was on his way to work the ...more »

Mentor psychic gets max for stealing $1.4 million from clients
News-Herald.comApril 27, 2017

Mentor psychic Gina Miller refuses to answer TV reporters' questions April 27 before her sentencing hearing in Lake County Common Pleas Court. Miller received the maximum eight years in prison for stealing $1.4 million from 12 clients. Tracey Read ...more »

Obama's $400000 Wall Street Speech Is Completely In Character
Huffington PostApril 27, 2017

Obama refused to prosecute the rampant fraud behind the 2008 Wall Street collapse, despite inking multibillion-dollar settlement after multibillion-dollar settlement with major firms over misconduct ranging from foreclosure fraud to rigging energy ...more »

Mason City hate crime lawsuit settled out of court
Mason City Globe GazetteApril 26, 2017

The lawsuit alleges Roger Kuck of Mason City committed hate crimes against the family while they were still living in the home, which was vacant and in foreclosure at the time of the fire in October 2013. Terms of the settlement are confidential, said ...more »

Former Miami lawmaker didn't file tax returns during eight years in office
Miami HeraldApril 26, 2017

Though Fresen owes back taxes, he has been able to hire Neiman, a former federal prosecutor who specializes in tax and white-collar criminal cases, and obtain advice from defense lawyer Marcos Jimenez, a former U.S. attorney, who was also at Fresen's ...more »

Upland woman convicted of real estate fraud - Highland Community ...
Highland Community News (subscription)April 25, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - On April 14, a San Bernardino County jury returned a verdict of guilty on 6 counts of real estate fraud against 58-year-old Barbara ...more »

Deed Thefts Spread, Endangering Homeowners
The Crime ReportApril 25, 2017

Foreclosure “rescue” scams have stolen thousands of dollars from homeowners in the years since the housing collapse. Fraudsters lie to convince desperate people to sign over their title, then force them into homelessness or long legal battles ...more »

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 »

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