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Honest Service Theft and the College Application Fiasco

Tue Mar 19, 2019 by on News

Honest Service Theft and the College Application Fiasco

What Were They Thinking? Front and center is the sweeping college admission fraud investigations where celebrity arrests have been made as a result of accusations that bribes were given by parents to have their children be accepted for admission to prestigious colleges. Bribes were made for increased test scores, doctoring of athletic achievements, and payments to coaches and/or administrators to […]

Mortgage Settlement Payouts Are Another Blown Call

Mon Oct 1, 2012 by on Bank Fraud & Florida Law News

Roy Oppenheim’s commentary was originally published on Yahoo! Homes and is being republished on South Florida Law Blog with their permission. Well the long national nightmare is over. No, not the fraudclosure crisis. Sad to say that legal mess is still being cleaned up years after the bubble burst. I’m talking, of course, of the NFL referees lockout. Believe it […]

Schneiderman And Mortgage Fraud Task Force: Are We Being Hoodwinked?

Fri Apr 20, 2012 by on Florida Law News

  When President Obama stood before Congress and the American People three months ago and promised to hold those behind the housing crisis ‘accountable’, I was hopeful. In the days that followed, his new field general Eric Schneiderman was unveiled and almost immediately action was taken. When Schneiderman issued subpoenas, just days after the President appointed him to run his […]

Eric Schneiderman: This Millennium's Elliot Ness?

We here at the South Florida Law Blog decided to clock in a few hours this weekend, because if we didn’t we’d probably fall behind President Obama’s new man-in-the trenches Eric Schneiderman. The New York Attorney General, only days into his appointment as the head of the newly-formed Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Working Group has already issued subpoenas to 11 financial […]

Foreclosure Mills, Bank Fraud and the Housing Market — 2011's Top Headlines Pt. 2

Continuing our list here’s Pt. 2 of our Top 10 stories for 2011 — #5 — Foreclosure Fraud Files Released As 2011 got underway we were presented with a fascinating yet disturbing report by the Florida Association of Court Clerks called “Unfair, Deceptive and Unconscionable Acts in Foreclosure Cases”. It brought these horrible practices into the harsh light of day. […]

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