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Yesterday | via Daily Herald
A Chicago businessman and his wife were convicted Wednesday on more than a dozen counts of stealing $3.4 million in state taxpayer money as part of a rampant fraud scheme involving Illinois Department of Public Health grants. A federal jury deliberated for just over five hours before dealing a clean sweep for the government in finding Leon Dingle Jr., 77, and Karin Dingle, 75, guilty on 17 counts of conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering. Comment?
Wednesday | via Chicago Tribune
A federal jury on Wednesday found a Chicago couple guilty in a state grant scam trial that featured testimony about power, money and sex and included a high-profile ruling that one of President Barack Obama's golfing buddies was a hostile witness. Jurors deliberated for about five hours on the case of Leon and Karin Dingle, who faced conspiracy, mail fraud and money laundering charges. Comment?
Wednesday | via Chicago Sun-Times
A federal jury started deliberations Wednesday in the trial of a Chicago businessman and his wife, who are accused of using millions of dollars in state public health grant money for luxury cars, vacation-home upkeep and a mortgage for their son. The government claims they used the money to buy two Mercedes Benzes; renovate vacation homes in Savannah, Georgia, and Hilton Head, South Carolina; pay yacht-club expenses and $97,000 on their son's mortgage. Comment?
Tuesday | via NewsOK.com
A federal jury will begin deliberating Wednesday in the trial of a Chicago businessman and his wife, who are accused of using millions of dollars in state public health grant money for luxury cars, vacation-home upkeep and a mortgage for their son. In this Monday, Dec. 8, 2014 photo, Leon Dingle Jr., who's accused of diverting more than $3 million in grants for his personal use, enters the Federal Courthouse in Springfield, Ill. Comment?
Saturday Dec 13 | via SavannahNow
Savannah-area home sales rose about 5 percent in November compared to the previous year, according to the latest data from local real estate tracker Savannah Multi-List Corp. A total of 379 homes sold in Bryan, Chatham and Effingham counties last month, an increase of 18 units over the year. Median home prices, meanwhile, stayed about the same over that period, from $185,000 in 2013 to $184,950. Comment?
Yesterday | via Mississippi Business Journal
Tupelo's Renasant Bank continued its march through Georgia last week with a definitive agreement to acquire Albany's $1.9 billion Heritage Financial Group Inc., parent of HeritageBank of the South, through a stock purchase. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via Sandy Springs Neighbor
Georgia's resurgence in manufacturing and construction jobs has Jeffrey Humphreys, Ph.D., optimistic yet cautious about the economy. That was the message Humphreys, director of the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business' Selig Center for Economic Growth, gave Thursday during the Buckhead Business Association's weekly breakfast meeting at City Club of Buckhead. Comment?
Thursday Nov 20 | via GlobeNewswire
Southwest Georgia Financial Corporation , the parent company of Southwest Georgia Bank, announced that its Board of Directors at its meeting yesterday declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.08 per common share. The dividend is payable December 10, 2014 to shareholders of record on December 1, 2014. Comment?
Nov 14, 2014 | via FindLaw
Jerry Jurden appeals from the trial court's dismissal of his complaint against HSBC Mortgage Corporation for failure to state a claim. Because Jurden can prove no set of facts in support of the complaint that would entitle him to relief, we affirm. Comment?
Nov 7, 2014 | via Athens Banner-Herald
Federal prosecutors say four people have been sentenced for their roles in a scheme to steal more than $2 million in mortgage loans. Authorities say 52-year-old Patrice Hairston of Lawrenceville was sentenced to five years and four months in prison. Comment?
5 min ago | via The Beaumont Enterprise
Debbie Lin, right, of Windermere Real Estate, speaks Manderin as she shows a home for sale to Amy Hsu, left, a real estate broker who was looking at homes on behalf of a client from China, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Bellevue, Wash., as fellow broker Josh Avery, center, walks behind them. Comment?
5 min ago | via Business Journal
The Bayou City has 68,222 homes underwater, meaning these homeowners owe more on their mortgage than their home is worth . About 7.4 percent of all Houston homeowners with a mortgage are underwater, according to the Seattle-based online real estate company . Comment?
48 min ago | via USA Today
As 2014 draws to a close, it's nearly time for the annual deluge of tax forms - including 1098's reporting mortgage interest or W-2's from employers reporting your annual wages. But while gathering documents 7 Big Tax Changes in 2015 As 2014 draws to a close, it's nearly time for the annual deluge of tax forms - including 1098's reporting mortgage interest or W-2's from employers reporting your annual wages. Comment?
13 min ago | via Inman Real Estate News
Online advertising may be where agents are putting most of their dollars , but many continue to see value in print. Case in point: More than 100,000 active agents send marketing postcards to prospective clients via direct mail company Quantum Digital. Comment?
25 min ago | via Ukiah Daily Journal
If you don't buy a lot of property and you are not in the real estate business, chances are you don't know much about the escrow process - which is fine unless you're buying a house. Escrow is the neutral place where legal documents pertaining to property ownership and money to pay for that property remain safe until a transfer of ownership is complete. Comment?
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