Tag Archives: Miami White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyers
Mortgage Fraud, Magnified (and the Lucie Tondreau fiasco)
In my last post, I spoke in general about what mortgage fraud looks like, and how the economic downturn of the late ‘00s has exposed countless such frauds in Florida and around the nation. Strictly speaking, mortgage fraud can be accomplished by one crooked borrower who provides false information on a loan application (income,… Read More »
Mortgage Fraud in Florida: We’re Number 1 (Unfortunately)!!
Mortgage fraud has been a hot button issue for the federal government ever since the wave of major bank failures that began in 2008. The 16th Annual LexisNexis Mortgage Fraud Report was recently released, finding that as the economy improves and the housing industry rebounds, mortgage fraud (particularly application fraud) continues to be on… Read More »
Fake Doctor Gets 17 Years for Medicare Fraud
A Miami-area woman was recently found guilty of posing as a doctor and engaging in years of health care fraud. Alejandro Collazo pretended to be a doctor at a Hialeah clinic. There she used the identities of real doctors to write thousands of prescription referrals, and tricked patients into thinking she was a real… Read More »