Industry Scandals

Pierce Bainbridge Is Investigating First American’s Exposure of Your Personal and Real Estate Information

2019-06-05T11:04:18-04:00

Have you bought or sold a home or other property using First American Financial Corporation or First American Title Company for title insurance or other services?  If so, your personal information may have been stolen and used by hackers.

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Pierce Bainbridge Is Investigating First American’s Exposure of Your Personal and Real Estate Information2019-06-05T11:04:18-04:00

Attorney General Becerra Announces Sentencings in $2 Million Mtg Fraud in Southern California

2019-05-17T16:45:35-04:00

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today announced the sentencing of Andrew Valles for operating a $2 million mortgage fraud scheme throughout Southern California. Today, Mr. Valles was sentenced to 13 years in state prison. Restitution was ordered in the amount

Attorney General Becerra Announces Sentencings in $2 Million Mtg Fraud in Southern California2019-05-17T16:45:35-04:00

San Fernando Valley Con Man Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme that Targeted Vulnerable Homeowners

2019-05-15T17:06:51-04:00

 A career con man pleaded guilty today in a federal fraud case stemming from a real estate scam that targeted distressed homeowners, many of whom were elderly individuals who were scammed out

San Fernando Valley Con Man Pleads Guilty to Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme that Targeted Vulnerable Homeowners2019-05-15T17:06:51-04:00

SEC: Ponzi Scheme Took $14M from Michigan Investors

2019-05-02T13:53:53-04:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission today charged two former directors of investments at Woodbridge Group of Companies LLC for their roles in its massive Ponzi scheme. The defendants, California-based Ivan Acevedo and Dane R. Roseman, were separately arrested and charged by criminal authorities,

SEC: Ponzi Scheme Took $14M from Michigan Investors2019-05-02T13:53:53-04:00

Company President Sentenced for Defrauding Ginnie Mae of 2.5M

2019-04-25T15:22:27-04:00

The president and founder of a Falmouth mortgage company was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston in connection with defrauding the Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) out of approximately $2.5 million.

Robert Pena, 69, the president and founder of

Company President Sentenced for Defrauding Ginnie Mae of 2.5M2019-04-25T15:22:27-04:00

New York Woman Sentenced To 27 Months In Prison For Investment Fraud Scheme

2019-04-18T13:45:46-04:00

A New York woman was sentenced to 27 months in prison for running an investment scheme that defrauded victims of hundreds of thousands of dollars, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

Alisa Adler, 58, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire

New York Woman Sentenced To 27 Months In Prison For Investment Fraud Scheme2019-04-18T13:45:46-04:00

California Man Sentenced to More than 9 Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme

2019-04-15T13:26:58-04:00

George French Jones, Jr., 50, of Santa Monica, California, was sentenced to 116 months in prison today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola in Miami, after previously pleading guilty to mail fraud

California Man Sentenced to More than 9 Years in Prison for Mortgage Fraud and Identity Theft Scheme2019-04-15T13:26:58-04:00