Real Estate Fraud

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San Francisco Man Who Posed As Son Of Congo President Sentenced For Fraud

A man who defrauded two Tiburon investors of $1.6 million after claiming he was the son of the president of the Republic of the Congo has been sentenced in federal court in San Francisco to four years and four months in prison.

01/23/2014

Blessed Marvelous Hervé (Flickr/American Society for Romance)

SF Man Pretended To Be Congo President’s Son In Real Estate Fraud

A San Francisco man has pleaded guilty to charges that he defrauded a Northern California real estate agent and his girlfriend out of $1.6 million over four years by pretending to be the son of Congo’s president.

09/09/2013

Amalek Elyassnia, a San Jose real estate agent, is accused of scamming investors out of $500,000. (San Jose Police Department)

Warrant Out For San Jose Real Estate Agent Accused In $500K Scam

An arrest warrant has been issued for a San Jose real estate agent charged with scamming victims in a deal involving a building in Modesto, prosecutors said Friday.

07/13/2013

(CBS)

SF Man Accused Of $1.6M Fraud, Claimed To Be Congo President’s Son

A San Francisco man who claimed to be the son of the president of the Congo has been arrested and charged with fraud for allegedly bilking a Marin County real estate agent and his girlfriend of $1.6 million.

04/26/2013

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Long Prison Terms Issued To 2 Men In Complex SF Real Estate Scam

Two men convicted of a complicated scam involving San Francisco’s One Rincon Hill luxury residential tower were sentenced on Tuesday long terms in state prison.

03/19/2013

Danville Man Accused Of Filing Fake Documents To Stop Home Foreclosure

A former East Bay real estate agent is facing fraud charges after he allegedly tried to fake the final payoff on the mortgage for his Danville home.

02/12/2013

(CBS)

Clayton Man Accused Of Trying To Defraud Parents

A Clayton man’s alleged plan to defraud his elderly parents of their home last month was thwarted by Contra Costa County’s new fraud notification program.

01/05/2012

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