Roseville Commercial Real Estate Developer Pleads Guilty To $22M Fraud

Sacramento, California – Abolghasseni “Abe” Alizadeh, 59, of Granite Bay, pleaded guilty today to wire fraud, bank fraud and making false statements to a federally insured financial institution, U.S. Attorney McGregor W.... Read more »

New Jersey Real Estate Broker Pleads Guilty To Role In $800M Bribery Scheme

New Jersey – A New Jersey-based real estate broker pleaded guilty today to foreign bribery charges in connection with his role in a scheme to bribe a foreign official in the Middle... Read more »
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Federal Inmate Defrauded The City Of Philadelphia And Real Estate Property Owners From Prison

U.S. Attorney Louis L. Lappen announced Friday a federal inmate was sentenced to 200 months for masterminding a scheme to defraud the state of Pennsylvania, City of Philadelphia and purchasers and owners... Read more »

New Jersey Attoreny And Three Others Charged In Connection With Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced Wednesday four New Jersey residents were charged with utilizing “straw buyers” to obtain fraudulent mortgage loans from a financial institution. The four defendants named in... Read more »

Maryland Real Estate Flipper Gets 36-Month Prison Sentence For Failing To File Tax Returns

Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen M. Schenning announced Friday a Maryland man who acquired, updated and sold real estate was sentenced to 36 months in prison for failing to file tax returns and... Read more »

Owner Put Former St. John’s Assisted Living On The Market

The owner of a dilapidated Butchers Hill rooming house, formerly the home of St. John’s Assisted Living, is looking to sell the property. Sts. Cyril and Methodius Church has hired Misha Guy,... Read more »

Flasko Management Announces Agreement To Acquire Canterbury House Apartments

Flasko Management, a property management firm based in Baltimore, announced Wednesday it will acquire Canterbury House Apartments in Upper Park Heights. The deal, worth $4.6 million will expand Flasko Management’s portfolio with... Read more »

Former Honduran Cabinet Member Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Tuesday a former Honduran Cabinet member pleaded guilty to attempting to engage in fiscal transactions in property originated from drug trafficking offenses in 2013. Forty-eight-year-old... Read more »

CFO Of Revolution Event Design & Production Defrauded Company Out Of $200,000

Federal prosecutors announced Monday that 47-year-old Jay Edward Wilkins was arrested and charged with wire fraud. If found guilty, he will face a 20-year prison sentence According to the allegations in the... Read more »

Johns Hopkins Student Stirs Controversy With Images Posted To Tumblr Blog

Zillow, a leading real estate marketplace, has alleged that a Johns Hopkins student violated the Copyright Act. Kate Wagner, a Johns Hopkins architecture student, utilized Zillow images on her parody Tumblr blog... Read more »