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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 !



    Forty students from the   Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance   flash mob and flash waltz   Tchaikovsky's Waltz of the Flowers at the   Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower in Jerusalem. -------------------------------   The surprise concert was part of   Good Deeds Day,   an annual event t...
  This incredible documented segment was telecast nearly five years ago on ABC's 20/20.    As a real estate professional, do you believe that it misrepresents and unfairly portrays your profession ?   Or does it accurately reflect the improprieties that real estate agents face daily, to include a...
Free Tax Help Available Nationwide WASHINGTON — More than 12,000 free tax preparation sites will be open nationwide this year as the Internal Revenue Service continues to expand its partnerships with nonprofit and community organizations. The sites provide vital tax preparation services for low- ...
Houston Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Steal from Home Equity Lines of Credit of Unsuspecting Victims U.S. Attorney’s Office January 29, 2015 Southern District of Texas (713) 567-9000 HOUSTON— Obinna Gregory Okoro, 25, of Houston, has been ordered to prison after conspiring to use personal iden...
Suburban Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Federal Prison for Cheating 455 Investors of $105 Million and Causing $34 Million Loss U.S. Attorney’s Office January 29, 2015 Northern District of Illinois (312) 353-5300 CHICAGO—A northwest suburban man was sentenced today for engaging in a lengthy investm...
Westminster Investment Adviser Indicted for Theft of Client Money Defendant Allegedly Convinced Victims to Give Him More Than $1.9 Million from Retirement Savings, Lines of Credit, and Refinanced Mortgages in the False Promise of Receiving Higher Investment Returns U.S. Attorney’s Office January...
  REAL ESTATE     FRAUD FILES   “Greed, by nature, which includes reprehensible acquisitiveness and one's insatiable desire for wealth, at some stage of evolution, is like an x-ray machine that exposes the filthy soul and drags the culprit of that deadly sin into hell on earth.” ― David Saks   T...
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Local Non-Profit Businessman Charged in Alleged Fraud Scheme U.S. Attorney’s Office January 29, 2015 Southern District of Texas (713) 567-9000 HOUSTON— Jesse Dunn, 56, of Houston, is set to appear in federal court following the return of an eight-count indictment alleging a fraud scheme in conne...
Columbia Woman Sentenced in $576,000 Mortgage Fraud, Embezzlement Schemes U.S. Attorney’s Office January 29, 2015 Western District of Missouri (816) 426-3122 JEFFERSON CITY, MO—Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that the former branch ma...

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