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Wednesday Nov 5 | via Patch.com
Today, Malgorzata Karas-Golka, also known as "Margaret," 46, of Newington, pleaded guilty to one count of bank fraud related to the scheme and, on Nov. 3, Carmelinda Marotta, also known as "Linda," 45, of Manchester, pleaded guilty to bank fraud, as well. According to court documents and statements made in court, from approximately June 2005 to July 2010, Filippos Milios, Karas-Golka, Marotta and others conspired to defraud banks and mortgage lenders in obtaining dozens of mortgages for the sale of properties owned by Milios, Karas-Golka and others. Comment?
May 23, 2014 | via The Hartford Courant
A Hartford police detective who pleaded guilty earlier this month to charges that he stole nearly $30,000 in pistol permit application fees told internal affairs investigators he spent the money on mortgage and car payments. Comment?
May 9, 2014 | via The Hartford Courant
The Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce and the Quinnipiac Chamber of Commerce will host the inaugural Regional Real Estate and Construction Forecast breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 14 at the Villa Capri, 906 North Colony Road in Wallingford . Comment?
Wednesday Oct 29 | via National Mortgage News
Washington Trust Bancorp is eager to dip its toe in the water when it comes to Fairfield County, Conn., but the company is reluctant to take a full plunge into that booming market. The $3.4 billion company, based in Westerly, R.I., opened a mortgage lending office in Darien less than a month ago, prompting speculation that the move would pave the way for more branches or an acquisition. Comment?
Oct 21, 2014 | via Norwalk Citizen News
Westby is a Thomaston lawyer and former Marine who opposes Connecticut's new gun law, would scrap the Common Core education standards and says the office of state attorney general has become a meddling, anti-business operation that needs to be reined in. "One of the things I want to do to make the state more business friendly, and that means an attorney general's office that isn't out to get them," Westby said. Comment?
Oct 21, 2014 | via Examiner.com
Peter Lumaj, the Republican and Independent Party nominee for Connecticut Secretary of the State, called on Secretary Denise Merrill this evening to publicly condemn Democratic State Representative Victor Cuevas for his involvement in the latest corruption and voter fraud scandal to hit the Capitol - Cuevas is accused of both mortgage fraud as well as voter fraud. An Affidavit of Complaint filed with the SEEC on October 8th, 2014 alleges that Representative Cuevas served in the General Assembly representing Waterbury's 75th district, while maintaining his primary residence in Bristol. Comment?
Oct 17, 2014 | via The Day
State Rep. Elissa Wright is a forceful advocate for families and consumers. At the height of the sub-prime mortgage crisis, she helped enact pro-consumer legislation to combat unscrupulous lending practices and protect homeowners caught in the grip of a stumbling economy. Comment?
Oct 8, 2014 | via Patch.com
Three-term state Rep. Fred Camillo has received reelection endorsements from three state organizations including the Connecticut Realtors and the AFSCME Council 15. In its endorsement, Council 15 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees wrote, "It is our firm belief that your election to the State Legislature is in the best interests of the residents of Connecticut as well as our thousands of members who serve as sworn police officers throughout the State." Comment?
9 min ago | via The Oregonian
A final judgment against Bank of America Corp. in a mortgage-bond lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was signed by a federal judge, helping clear the way for the lender to complete a $16.7 billion global settlement of claims it misled investors about risk. The judgment signed Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn Jr. in Charlotte, N.C., bars Bank of America from using deceit or fraud to sell securities. Comment?
21 min ago | via Boston.com
Bay State home prices bounced back in October after seeing a two-year win streak stop cold in September. The state's median home price rose 1.6 percent last month to $325,000, compared to the year before, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors reports. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Seattle Times
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates ticked down for the third straight week, a positive trend for potential homebuyers. Mortgage company Freddie Mac says the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage declined to 3.97 percent this week from 3.99 percent last week. Comment?
11 min ago | via Business Journal
From left to right: incoming GAAR president Paul Wilson, immediate past president Julie Greenwood and current president John Kynor at the National Association of Realtors conference in New Orleans this month. John Kynor is in the final weeks of a one-year stint as the president of the Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors . Comment?
15 min ago | via Washington Examiner
Many of the nation's most solid and self-sufficient citizens spend a large share of the earnings the government allows them to keep paying down their own mortgages, maintaining their own households and sending their own children to school. What can we tell about the priorities of the people who run our current federal government by looking at the federal budget? Well, in fiscal 2014, according to the U.S. Treasury, the federal government spent $12.068 billion on Customs and Border Protection and $82.548 billion on food stamps. Comment?
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