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Former Chicago Cop Cops Plea in Mortgage Fraud Case
Dec. 6 -- A former longtime Chicago police lieutenant pleaded guilty today to participating in a mortgage fraud scheme involving a Northwest Side real estate mogul and a crooked former suburban police chief.

Early Prison Exit for Ailing Mortgage Fraud Convict
Dec. 6 -- Federal inmate No. 67929-061 -- better known as Marsha K. Parenteau -- will be released from prison seven months early to deal with a medical problem.

Investors Victimized in Mortgage Fraud Operation
Dec. 5 -- Two men were sentenced today in federal court in Sacramento, Calif., in two related mail fraud cases involving the purchase and sale of 24 Sacramento-area homes in 2007 and 2008.

Distressed Borrowers Burned in Mortgage Fraud Scheme
Dec. 5 -- SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Federal agents arrested two Stockton residents Wednesday in connection with a mortgage fraud scheme.

CoreLogic Mortgage Fraud Consortium Database Passes 100-Million-Loan Threshold
Dec. 3 -- CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading residential property information, analytics and services provider, today announced the company's proprietary Mortgage Fraud Consortium database passed the 100-million-loan application landmark. Unique to the industry, the database consists of loan-level application and fraud-outcome data contributed by members of the CoreLogic Mortgage Fraud Consortium in return for aggregated information used to help detect and prevent mortgage fraud.

Date Defendants State Amount of Loans Overview Source
Dec 6 James Arthur Nash, Jr., Arman Nshanian, Leann Raejeana Turner, Bruce Q. Williams, Carole L. Colson, Anthony E. Hicks, Mark P. Billey, Zelda Ann Jackson, Linda Joyce Henry Johnson MO $11,092,886 Nash and Nshanian convicted by jury. Department of Justice
Dec 6 Keith Churn TN Multiple properties Convicted by jury. Department of Justice
Dec 6 Jeffrey Morriss MO $811,917 Pleaded guilty. Department of Justice
Dec 6 Henry J. Papale CT $360,307 Sentenced to 30 months. Department of Justice
Dec 5 Erroll Davis, Robert Michael, IL $650,000 Pleaded guilty.
Dec 5 Marsha K. Parenteau, Thomas E. Parenteau OH $19,000,000 Marsha's sentence reduced for medical reasons. Department of Justice
Dec 4 Vadim Vilchitsa, Yevgeniy Y. Zazhitskiy CA Multiple properties Vilchitsa sentenced to 15 months, Zazhitskiy sentencted to 20 months. Department of Justice
Dec 4 Lillian Marquez, Michael Keatts CA Multiple properties Indicted. Department of Justice

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