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Realty broker pleads guilty to $5.5M fraud

Posted on Monday, November 17th, 2014 at 7:08 pm    

Forty-four-year-old Fort Lauderdale real estate broker Christopher White has admitted to fraud charges amounting to $5.5 million, including mortgage and escrow fraud, by selling luxurious and expensive real estate properties along the South Florida area.

The Sun-Sentinel reported that White, proprietor of the Chris White Group, did not give back around $595,000 worth of real estate deposits to three different clients who were eyeing procuring real estate properties in Broward County.

Federal prosecutors Thomas Lanigan and Randy Katztold U.S. District Judge William Dimitrouleas that they will fight for a sentence of three years and five months in federal prison for White.

If you are currently facing criminal charges from white collar crimes such as mortgage fraud, insurance fraud, healthcare fraud, bank fraud, or mail fraud, and you live in Fort Walton Beach, our attorneys at the Flaherty Defense Firm can represent you. Call our offices today at (850) 243-6097 to schedule an appointment with us.

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