Foreclosure. Legal news and articles for May 18 - 31, 2017

Detroit: Community organizing helped stabilize neighborhoods after mortgage crisisGangsters' Prohibition-era hideout for sale in West St. Paul for $147KLawyer Found Hiding In Hotel Is Held On $2 Million BondJohnny Depp Lawsuit: Industry 'whistleblower' lied about ...Maryland Gov. Signs Fast-Track Foreclosure Bill - theMReport.com3 Comer residents charged with stealing from foreclosed homeWelcome foreclosure relief for N.J. homeowners | OpinionCity wants to consult with nonprofit about improving housing stockNurses get a break under package of bills introduced in state LegislatureMayor acknowledges crime at Denver Public Library, as police increase patrolsMan sentenced to prison in Hazleton arsonMan scams homeowners out of $43000, investigators sayBernie Madoff's closest prison chum? Colombo crime-family boss, Carmine Persico Jr.Iowa man gets 10 years for setting fire to his homeLegislative Loophole May Make Foreclosures Easier | Afro

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St. Lawrence trial: Testimony focuses on 'false' revenue
The Journal News | LoHud.comMay 5, 2017

Prosecutor Daniel Loss on Friday morning walked the town's one-time financial advisor, Pranipat Subarma of Environmental Capital, through a series of bond documents dating to 2012. ... Troodler has pleaded guilty to securities fraud and conspiracy.more »

New Castle County clamps down on vacant homes
The News JournalMay 10, 2017

Vacant homes are also a drag on local property values and a magnet for crime, Tackett said. The new tactic, approved without opposition, is an update to a registry system the county ... County officials are also pushing for statewide changes that would ...more »

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Detroit: Community organizing helped stabilize neighborhoods after mortgage crisis
University of Michigan NewsMay 31, 2017

Their research looking at whether community efforts could overcome a major negative external shock such as the mortgage foreclosure crisis is forthcoming in Housing Policy Debate and co-authored with U-M urban and regional planning professor June ...more »

Gangsters' Prohibition-era hideout for sale in West St. Paul for $147K
Minneapolis Star TribuneMay 31, 2017

For three months near the end of Prohibition, the infamous Ma Barker and members of her crime gang lived in a nondescript duplex in West St. Paul. ... After the house went into foreclosure, Heroff bought it, in 2006, hoping to turn it into a mobster ...more »

Lawyer Found Hiding In Hotel Is Held On $2 Million Bond
Hartford CourantMay 30, 2017

Wayne Francis, the lawyer and real estate speculator captured while hiding in a hotel room over the holiday weekend, was presented in court Tuesday on a larceny charge and held on a $2 million bond, as more complaints were filed by disgruntled clients ...more »

Johnny Depp Lawsuit: Industry 'whistleblower' lied about ...
CrimeOnlineMay 27, 2017

An industry whistleblower who sided with Johnny Depp in his drawn-out lawsuit against his former managers greatly exaggerated her relationship with the actor, ...more »

Maryland Gov. Signs Fast-Track Foreclosure Bill - theMReport.com
The MReportMay 25, 2017

Foreclosure-Four-BH-300x198-300x198 Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed a fast-track foreclosure law which would expedite the foreclosure process with ...more »

3 Comer residents charged with stealing from foreclosed home
Online AthensMay 22, 2017

Three Comer residents were charged with burglary Saturday after they took items from a house under foreclosure, according to Comer police. The men, Javier ... Ware also arrived at the location and was charged with being a party to a crime. The property ...more »

Welcome foreclosure relief for N.J. homeowners | Opinion
NJ.comMay 22, 2017

Among the 216 metropolitan statistical areas with a population of at least 200,000, those with the highest foreclosure rates in March were Trenton (1 in 355 units), Atlantic City (1 in 452), and Philadelphia (1 in 577). In Bridgeton, roughly 5.6 ...more »

City wants to consult with nonprofit about improving housing stock
Journal TimesMay 22, 2017

... either due to abandonment/foreclosure or ownership by individuals or businesses without the funds to make repairs,” Connolly wrote in the memo. “A number of community issues are caused by these buildings including increased crime, health and safety ...more »

Nurses get a break under package of bills introduced in state Legislature
WZZMMay 21, 2017

HB 4612-4613: Extend the sunset date to October 2020 on a law that spells out permissible costs that can be charged in a criminal sentencing and create a trial court funding commission. Sponsor: Rep. Rob VerHeulen, R-Walker. HB 4614: Repeal the option ...more »

Mayor acknowledges crime at Denver Public Library, as police increase patrols
9NEWS.comMay 20, 2017

Hundreds of viewers have shared their concerns over the current amount of blatant drug use and crime occurring at Denver's main public library, many of them expressing fears of taking children to the location. “We love the library,” one viewer email began.more »

Man sentenced to prison in Hazleton arson
Waterloo Cedar Falls CourierMay 19, 2017

HAZLETON – A Hazleton man has been sentenced to prison for setting his house on fire in February after a bank had filed for foreclosure. Judge Linda Fangman sentenced Kim Robin Tielebein, 49, to up to 10 years in prison on Tuesday after Tielebein ...more »

Man scams homeowners out of $43000, investigators say
Sun SentinelMay 19, 2017

Haynes told them to stop paying their mortgages and ignore any notices from their banks about foreclosure. He promised he would take care of everything, according to the report. Besides paying him rent, Haynes also got the homeowners to pay him $1,500 ...more »

Bernie Madoff's closest prison chum? Colombo crime-family boss, Carmine Persico Jr.
MarketWatchMay 19, 2017

Shortly after Bernie Madoff arrived in prison, at the start of a 150-year sentence, the mastermind behind the largest fraud in financial history was slapped across the face. Madoff was closely following the way his case was being reported in the media ...more »

Iowa man gets 10 years for setting fire to his home
Laredo Morning TimesMay 19, 2017

Prosecutors say Tielebein caused the fire at his Hazleton home on Feb. 25. The residence was in foreclosure. Prosecutors also say Tielebein was on parole when he set the fire. He'd been convicted of two weapons crimes and of driving while intoxicated, ...more »

Legislative Loophole May Make Foreclosures Easier | Afro
Afro AmericanMay 18, 2017

Thanks to a new law designed to address blighted and abandoned properties and a growing number of house flippers, it may not take long or much to lose your ...more »

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