Sunday, April 14, 2013

Kansas Homeowner Gets Probation, $5K Fine For Recording Phony Lien Satisfaction Prior To Attempting Home Refinance

From the Office of the U.S. Attorney (Topeka, Kansas):

  • A woman from Wabaunsee County, Kan., has been sentenced to two years federal probation and ordered to pay a $5,000 fine for mortgage fraud, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

    Linda Kay Miller, 51, Alma, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud. In her plea, she admitted fraudulently submitting false documents to New Century Bank of Manhattan, Kan., in an effort to obtain a $200,000 mortgage loan. Miller admitted she created documents falsely stating that a $65,000 second mortgage on her home in Wabaunsee County had been paid in full. She filed the false documents with the Wabaunsee County Register of Deeds.
For the U.S. Attorney press release, see Wabaunsee County Woman Sentenced For Mortgage Fraud.

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