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Fourteen Defendants Charged in White Plains Federal Court with Massive Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

November 13, 2014

Fourteen Defendants Charged in White Plains Federal Court with Massive Mortgage Fraud Conspiracy

NEW YORK, NY - Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and George Venizelos, the Assistant Director in Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ("FBI"), and Carl E. DuBois, the Sheriff of Orange County, today announced the unsealing of an Indictment (the "Indictment") charging 15 defendants, including 14 defendants with conspiracy to commit bank fraud and wire fraud in connection with mortgages and other loans secured by properties in Brooklyn, Manhattan and Monroe in Orange County, New York. The defendants include several related members of a family, the Rubins, as well as a real estate attorney and a real estate appraiser. The Indictment sets forth a total of 21 counts charging various defendants with additional crimes, including making false statements to lenders, aggravated identity theft, and theft of public money.
 

Updated March 4, 2016