Johnny Eugene Grivette Jr., 39, Magalia, California, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge John A. Mendez to four and a half years in prison for his participation in a mortgage fraud scheme involving straw buyers and the payment of commissions to appraisers who would artificially inflate values.
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Trina Tahir, 58, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been sentenced to twenty-four months in federal prison and ordered to pay $382,290.82 in restitution for her role in obtaining fraudulent mortgage loans.
Brandy Gomez, 35, East Hampton, Connecticut, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson to one count of conspiracy to commit mail and bank fraud related to a real estate appraisal scheme.
Carlyle “Carl” Lee Cole, 66, Bakersfield, California, was sentenced by United States District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill to 17 years and seven months in prison and Caleb Lee Cole, 37, Bakersfield, was sentenced to six months in prison for charges stemming from their involvement in an extensive mortgage fraud scheme that ran from January 2004 to September 2007.
Matthew Sysum, 44, Fort Collins, Colorado, who was convicted of running a mortgage fraud scheme, was sentenced in Weld County District Court to five years in prison.
Jason Moreno, 30, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 96 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, on his conviction of wire fraud and wire fraud conspiracy.
Jackie Gale Weaver, 50, West Hamlin, North Carolina, was sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever, III to 21 months in prison. Larry Max McDaniel, 70, Vienna, North Carolina, was also sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever, III to 66 months in prison.
Larry Max McDaniel, 70, Vienna, West Virginia, a former real estate appraiser, was sentenced by Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III to 66 months imprisonment followed by 5 years of supervised release. Jackie Gale Weaver, Jr., 50, West Hamlin, West Virginia, was sentenced to 21 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release.
Marc Jean, 44, a citizen of Haiti residing in Norwich, Connecticut, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson to 30 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for his role in an extensive mortgage fraud scheme.
Robert Ponte, 59, Denville, New Jersey, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny in Hartford, Connecticut, to 90 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for his role in two investment schemes that involved at least 100 properties, and more than $23 million in losses to lending institutions.