US Attorney Jeffrey Sloman was the acting official in charge of launching an investigation and resulting criminal charges against the recent wave of 41 individuals caught in the mortgage fraud net. Nearly $41 million were amassed from the six cases the charges are stemmed from. Feds say that almost every level of the transactions were fraudulent including the purchasers, lenders, and title companies. US Attorney Sloman has accumulated 218 people in the wake of an anti-fraud initiative conducted throughout South Florida. It is said that the total damage created by these mortgage fraud schemes are around $268 million. Florida ranks in the top five states in the country for mortgage fraud. Many don’t realize how damaging mortgage fraud and these white-collar crimes are as they injure homeowners by effectively creating more foreclosures and the resulting inflation or deflation of home prices.
White collar crimes and mortgage fraud are criminal matters that must be dealt with the utmost care and effectiveness. Criminal defense attorney Ralph Behr handles such matters and is ready to take on your case face-to-face. Schedule a complimentary consultation with Mr. Behr and come with questions ready to ask, if you have any. He can take you through all the courtroom procedure and get you closer to the verdict you are seeking. All cases from Palm Beach County to Broward County to Miami-Dade are accepted.