Jun 7, 2022

12 sentenced in multimillion-dollar construction fraud case

By Melinda Waldrop [email protected]  Twelve defendants from seven construction-related companies have been sentenced for employment tax fraud felonies and crimes related to hiring unauthorized workers in a scheme that saw […]

Nov 22, 2016

KASS: How to ensure a binding real estate contract

Q:     Please resolve a dispute I have with my real estate agent. He says I need to post a money deposit in order to have a binding real estate contract, […]

Mar 30, 2016

State police investigating failed Appomattox project

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police have opened a criminal investigation into a Chinese company’s failed Appomattox factory project that received $1.4 million in taxpayer funds. An investigation by […]

Mar 4, 2016

Dallas man is charged in sale of slain neighbor’s home

DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas man accused of posing as his slain neighbor to sell the dead man’s home has been charged with money laundering and other counts. Dallas Police […]

Mar 4, 2016

Sacramento construction company owner pleads guilty to fraud

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The owner of a Sacramento construction company has pleaded guilty to tax evasion and insurance fraud. The Sacramento Bee reports that 47-year-old William Alan Huffman on […]

Feb 22, 2016

2 men get prison terms for roles in timeshare mortgage fraud

MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — Two people are headed to prison for their roles in a timeshare mortgage fraud scheme. Federal prosecutors say 56-year-old Francis Santore, of Northfield, and 36-year-old […]

Feb 10, 2016

Property investment firm executive pleads guilty

The co-founder of a Charlotte property investment firm who last year announced plans to open a bar and restaurant near BB&T Ballpark has pleaded guilty to securities fraud and wire […]

Dec 10, 2015

Former Charlottean sentenced for fraud

A former Charlotte resident has been sentenced to two years in prison and two years of supervised release after pleading guilty in April to charges of conspiracy to commit securities […]

Oct 21, 2015

2 more Charlotte cleaning company execs charged with fraud

CHARLOTTE – Two more former high-level executives at Charlotte-based cleaning company Swisher Hygiene have been charged in connection with an accounting fraud case. Former Chief Financial Officer Michael Kipp, 61, […]

Jun 4, 2014

Fraudulent real estate agent rents out vacant property

A suburban Washington, D.C. woman posing as a real estate agent has pled guilty to Maryland authorities to renting out a home she neither owned nor managed. The D.C. crime […]

Oct 17, 2013

Charlotte broker found guilty of fraud, ordered by judge to pay $2 million

Tony Brown Jr., a broker and owner of Realty World Genesis in Charlotte, was found guilty of fraud and must pay three California firefighters $667,350 each, a federal bankruptcy judge has ruled.

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