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Patrick Healey, 34, New Orleans, Louisiana and a former employee of an undisclosed entity, ABC Homes, LLC, located in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana was sentenced May 1, 2019 for his role in making false statements to a financial institution.

According to court documents, beginning in or around October 24, 2008 and continuing to on or about May 31, 2009, Healey, along with co-defendants Jared Castellaw and Valerie Schones made false statements to the Federal Housing Administration (“FHA”) in order to assist low-income borrowers in qualifying for FHA insured loans for which they would not otherwise have qualified. In total, due to the acts of the defendants, the FHA suffered a loss in excess of $852,415.

Healey was sentenced to time served, supervised release of 5 years, a special assessment of $100, and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $852,415.

U.S. Attorney Peter G. Strasser made the announcement.

U.S. Attorney Strasser praised the work of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Sharan E. Lieberman and Edward J. Rivera.

Timothy Monahan, 36, San Diego, California, a real estate developer, was sentenced after previously pleading guilty to committing wire fraud.

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Matthew Scott Bernard, 44, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge James J. Brady to serve 41 months in federal prison for his role in a fraudulent scheme to secure financing.

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Reginald R. Harper, 59, Hammond, Louisiana, and Troy A. Fouquet, 45, Covington, Louisiana, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown for conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

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Reginald R. Harper, 58, Hammond, Louisiana, pled guilty before U. S. District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud for his role in a straw buyer scam.

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Reginald R. Harper, 58, Hammond, Louisiana, and Troy A. Fouquet, 43, Covington, Louisiana, were charged in a one count bill of information for conspiracy to commit bank fraud concerning their roles in a $2 million real estate development project.

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Derrick Beaulieu, 38, and Shawnzell Venson, 37, both of New Orleans, Louisiana, were sentenced (Beaulieu, Venson) in federal court after pleading guilty last year to one count of conspiracy to steal government

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William Everett Nichols, 56, Alexandria, Louisiana, president and sole shareholder of First Fidelity Mortgage, Inc., was sentenced to six years in federal prison and ordered to pay $3,903,071.00 in restitution for bank fraud. 

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Jodie Hoang, 34, Houston, Texas, was sentenced to thirty months in federal prison for computer fraud by visiting U. S. District Judge Frederick Block from the Eastern District of New York. In addition, the defendant was ordered to serve three years of supervised release, during which time the defendant will be under federal supervision and risks

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Hubert Edward Ellzey, Jr., 68, Metairie, Louisiana, was sentenced in federal court to thirty-five (35) months in prison for bank wire fraud.  In addition, U. S. District Court Judge Eldon E. Fallon imposed three (3) years of supervised release following the term of confinement, during which time the defendant will be under federal supervision and risks an additional term of confinement should he violate any terms of his

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