Attorney Charged with Settlement Statement Fraud

admin —  March 4, 2010 — 1 Comment

Stephen M. Gunther, Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been charged wire fraud related to a scheme to defraud mortgage lenders.

Per court documents, Gunther, an attorney, acted as a settlement agent in connection with the closing of residential real estate loans in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Chesapeake, Virginia. Gunther is accused of preparing and submitting HUD-1 settlement statements that did not accurately reflect receipts and disbursement of funds.

If convicted, Gunther will be required to forfeit any property, real or personal, which constitutes or is derived from proceeds traceable to said violation.

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One response to Attorney Charged with Settlement Statement Fraud

  1. I was employed by this attorney a year ago for 7 weeks.

    When will this go to court?

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