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Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Mortgage Loan Mod Scam

A Florida man pleaded guilty to fraud charges in connection with a home loan modification scam that targeted distressed borrowers, according to an announcement from Christy Romero, Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) and Stephen R. Wigginton, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois.

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Florida Man Sentenced to Federal Prison Time for Fraud

A Florida man has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for a fraud scheme perpetrated against businesses and individuals seeking lines of credit, according to an announcement from Christy Romero, the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP).

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Delaware Man Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Defrauding TARP Recipient Bank

A Delaware man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for his role in a fraud and money laundering scheme involving a bank that was a recipient of funds from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), according to an announcement by the Special Inspector General for the TARP (SIGTARP) and U.S. Attorney General for Delaware Charles M. Oberly III.

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SIGTARP Investigations, Audit Teams Receive Awards for Excellence

The investigations team and the audit team of the Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP), in conjunction with federal partners, were recognized for excellence by the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE), SIGTARP recently announced.

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Former Alabama Bank Manager Sentenced for Fraud

A former branch manager of an Alabama bank that received assistance through the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) was sentenced after pleading guilty to fraud, Special Inspector General for TARP (SIGTARP) announced recently.

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Colorado Men Sentenced for Role in TARP Fraud

Two Colorado men were sentenced to federal prison time and ordered to pay more than $1 million each in restitution for their roles in scheme to defraud a Colorado bank that was a recipient of Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) funds, the Special Inspector General for TARP (SIGTARP), Christy Romero, and U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado John Walsh announced recently.

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Kansas Man Sentenced for HAMP Fraud

A Mexican national living in Wichita, Kansas, was sentenced for fraudulently obtaining a mortgage modification loan through the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), which is funded by the government's Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), Special Inspector General for TARP (SIGTARP) Christy Romero announced recently.

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Alleged Real Estate Fraud Leads to New York Man’s Indictment

According to SIGTARP, Zherka secured the loans for the purchase and refinance of apartment complexes across the country, lying all the while about the purchase prices of the real estate, the amount of the down payments he was making, and his assets, income, and tax returns. He also misrepresented the circumstances of a court judgment made against him in 2000 for assault and breach of contract, the special inspector general's office said.

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