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Christopher B. Maselli, North Providence, Rhode Island, a real estate attorney and state senator from Johnston, Rhode Island, has filed notice with the U.S. District Court in Providence that he intends to plead guilty to eight counts of bank fraud, as charged by the Government. An Information filed by the Government last week alleges that Maselli falsified bank and federal tax

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Christopher B. Maselli, 38, North Providence, Rhode Island, a real estate attorney, has been indicted on charges he falsified bank and federal tax documents, and lied about his income and assets, in obtaining more than 1.5 million dollars in mortgages.

According to the indictment, between December 2007 and March 2009, Continue Reading...

Lisa Torres, 40, formerly of Johnston, Rhode Island, pleaded guilty to a $1.7 million mortgage fraud scheme in which she purchased properties that had recently been foreclosed upon, and then used the names of straw purchasers in sham sales to finagle mortgage financing.

Torres entered her plea before Chief U.S. District Court Judge Mary M. Lisi in U.S. District Court, Providence.

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