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David Saks is a musician, retired real estate broker, and long-time ActiveRain member. David's blog features important information relevant to the safety, integrity and security of the industry. In addition to his widely read real estate fraud blog, a comprehensive overview of real estate continuing education is a weekly addition for his subscribers and the ActiveRain community at-large. Thank you for subscribing to and for visiting David's ActiveRain home on the internet. Please join. Membership in ActiveRain will enrich your life !

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2011 

Broward County Man Sentenced in Separate Wire and Mortgage Fraud Conspiracies U.S. Attorney’s Office September 30, 2011 Southern District of Florida (313) 226-9100   Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; John V. Gillies, Special Agent in Charge, Federal ...
09/30/2011
Two California Real Estate Investors Agree to Plead Guilty to Bid Rigging at Public Foreclosure Auctions Investigation Has Yielded Charges Against 10 Individuals to Date U.S. Department of Justice September 30, 2011 Office of Public Affairs (202) 514-2007/TDD (202) 514-1888   WASHINGTON—Two Cali...
09/30/2011
Harris County, Texas Commissioner Pleads Guilty to Making a False Statement to FBI; Real Estate Developer Pleads Guilty to False Tax Statement Real Estate Developer Also Pleads Guilty to Making False Statement in Separate Case U.S. Department of Justice September 30, 2011 Office of Public Affair...
09/30/2011
Eight Defendants Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme in California U.S. Attorney’s Office September 30, 2011 Eastern District of California (916) 554-2700   SACRAMENTO, CA—A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Sept. 28, 2011, charging Valeri Mysin, 31, of Citrus Heights, Calif.; Angela Sha...
09/30/2011
Virginia Real Estate Businessman Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Mortgage and Investment Fraud Schemes U.S. Department of Justice September 30, 2011 Office of Public Affairs (202) 514-2007/ (202) 514-1888   WASHINGTON—Alexander Otis Matthews, a Virginia real estate businessman, was sentenced...
09/30/2011
Pennsylvania Pastor Charged in Mortgage Fraud Scheme U.S. Attorney’s Office September 29, 2011 Eastern District of Pennsylvania (215) 861-8200 PHILADELPHIA—Michael Wilkerson, Joyce Wilkerson, Lee Garell, and Denise Haines were charged today with engaging in a scheme to defraud JP Morgan Chase’s ...
09/29/2011
Twenty South Florida Residents Charged in $40 Million Bank and Mortgage Fraud Scheme Real Estate Industry Professionals and Bankers Among Those Charged U.S. Attorney’s Office September 29, 2011 Southern District of Florida (313) 226-9100   MIAMI—Twenty individuals, including numerous licensed re...
09/29/2011
Mary Grace was born with an arm and leg not completely developed. She is an accomplished pianist. I hope that you'll find inspiration watching and listening to her. When we think of foreclosure, economic calamity, joblessness, divorce and other crises, God demonstrates clearly through her that w...
09/29/2011
For All of Our Jewish Friends and Families, and Everyone with Heart and Soul. Leshana Tova Tikoseiv Vesichoseim Le'Alter LeChaim Tovim U'Leshalom which is Hebrew for "May you immediately be inscribed and sealed for a Good Year and for a Good and Peaceful Life" Here's a song I wrote.
09/29/2011
Former Chief Operating Officer of Ohio Credit Union Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud U.S. Attorney’s Office September 27, 2011 Northern District of Ohio (216) 622-3600   CLEVELAND—Anthony Raguz, the former chief operating officer of the St. Paul Croatian Federal Credit Union, pleaded guilty to six co...
09/28/2011
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