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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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2014 

  CEO of Free Truth Enterprises Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud and Mortgage Loan Fraud U.S. Attorney’s Office January 30, 2014 Southern District of Ohio (937) 225-2910 CINCINNATI, OH—Regina Shields, 41, of Cincinnati, Ohio, was sentenced in US. District Court to 12 months and one day in priso...
01/30/2014
Lawyer Charged with Stealing Client Funds U.S. Attorney’s Office January 30, 2014 Eastern District of Pennsylvania (215) 861-8200 PHILADELPHIA—Gomer Thomas Williams, 54, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was charged today by information with one count of wire fraud in connection with a scheme to de...
01/30/2014
Owner of Timeshare Telemarketing Fraud Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison U.S. Attorney’s Office January 29, 2014 Southern District of Florida (313) 226-9100 Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Michael B. Steinbach, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bu...
01/30/2014
Norwich Resident Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Role in Mortgage Fraud Scheme U.S. Attorney’s Office January 28, 2014 District of Connecticut (203) 821-3700 Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Marc Jean, 44, a citizen of Haiti residing in...
01/28/2014
Chillicothe Couple Indicted for Filing False Tax Returns Related to Wife’s $4 Million Theft U.S. Attorney’s Office January 28, 2014 District of Kansas (316) 269-6481 KANSAS CITY, MO—Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Chillicothe, Missou...
01/28/2014
Branford Man Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Defrauding Investors of More Than $5 Million U.S. Attorney’s Office January 28, 2014 District of Connecticut (203) 821-3700 Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Juan Jose Alvarez de Lugo Azpurua...
01/28/2014
Long Island Couple Involved in Decade-Long Mortgage Fraud Scheme in Bridgeport Sentenced to Prison U.S. Attorney’s Office January 28, 2014 District of Connecticut (203) 821-3700 Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Winston Shillingford, 56, and ...
01/28/2014
    IRS Filing Season Tax Tips For 2014   WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service will make available a special series of daily Tax Tips beginning Jan. 28 to help people prepare their tax returns.   More than 60 IRS Tax Tips will be available through a free email subscription or by visiting IRS...
01/28/2014
Real Estate Broker James Lee Lankford Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison in Mortgage Fraud Scam U.S. Attorney’s Office January 27, 2014 Eastern District of California (916) 554-2700 FRESNO, CA—James Lee Lankford, 74, formerly a Modesto-based real estate broker, was sentenced today by Senior U.S. Dis...
01/28/2014
Former Modesto Real Estate Broker James Lee Lankford Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison in Mortgage Fraud Scam U.S. Attorney’s Office January 27, 2014 Eastern District of California (916) 554-2700 FRESNO, CA—James Lee Lankford, 74, formerly a Modesto-based real estate broker, was sentenced today by...
01/28/2014
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