Federal Mortgage Fraud Criminal Defense
Because mortgage fraud involves federally insured financial institutions, it is charged as a federal crime. If you are facing these charges, be certain that your lawyer has the federal court experience necessary to protect your rights. In addition to mortgage or real estate fraud, you may face associated charges such as bank fraud, falsifying loan documents, illegal underwriting or using straw buyers.
The attorneys at O’Brien Hatfield Reese, PA, are licensed in Florida state and federal courts. We know how to handle U.S. attorneys and federal agencies. You can rely on our knowledge and experience with mortgage and real estate fraud cases. We represent individuals, employees or businesses charged with mortgage fraud and reverse mortgage fraud. Please see some of our results for mortgage fraud cases.
You Could Receive A Prison Sentence
Mortgage fraud is the intentional defrauding of another party in real estate transactions. Charges of mortgage and real estate fraud can be brought against real estate agents, homeowners, investors, title companies, mortgage brokers, loan officers and other financial institution employees. Penalties may include prison sentences up to 30 years and fines up to $1 million.
If you are under investigation or have been charged with real estate or mortgage fraud, you need a lawyer immediately. Getting a lawyer involved during the investigative stage may prevent charges from being filed.
Multiple parties are often involved in mortgage and real estate fraud cases. We will investigate all parties and strive to demonstrate that you played a small role or that your actions were unintentional.