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Ryan Daryl Krutzig, 31, Maple Grove, Minnesota, a real estate appraiser, and Jesse Scott Hoffman, 32, St. Cloud, Minnesota, a real estate agent, were indicted in connection with a $1.8 million mortgage fraud scheme that involved 28 properties. The defendants were charged with five counts of wire fraud in connection to the scam. In addition, Continue Reading...

Michael Cassadei, 54, Schenectady, New York, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge Thomas J. McAvoy to twenty-seven (27) months in prison, to be followed by three years’ supervised release, for his role as organizer of a local mortgage fraud scheme. Cassadei also was ordered to make full restitution, due immediately, in the total amount of $135,148.45.

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Barry C. Westergom, 60, Jacksonville, Florida, has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for conspiracy to commit wire and bank fraud. The court also ordered restitution in the amount of $866,141.62 and entered a money judgment for $100,000, the amount that Westergom had obtained from the fraud. Westergom had Continue Reading...