Name Title Program Targeted Conviction Date Status
Jennifer Knox Homeowner Hardest Hit Fund 03-22-2021

Sentenced to one year in jail (suspended), one year probation, ordered to pay $9,970.14 in restitution (total fee with spouse), and complete 40 hours of community service.  Convicted of violating IN 35-43-5-7(a)(5)/F6; Welfare Fraud, and 35-44.1-2-1(a)(1); Perjury.

Richard Knox Homeowner Hardest Hit Fund 03-22-2021

Sentenced to one year in jail (suspended), one year probation, ordered to pay $9,970.14 in restitution, and complete 40 hours of community service.  Convicted of violating IN 35-43-5-7(a)(5)/F6; Welfare Fraud, and 35-44.1-2-1(a)(1); Perjury.

Mahmoud Alshuaibi Owner & Operator; IESCO Construction, Inc. Hardest Hit Fund 10-05-2020

Convicted, sentencing pending.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 666 Theft from local government receiving federal funds.

Sondra Lee Horn No Title Hardest Hit Fund 08-19-2020

Sentenced to 3 years probation.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.

Christopher Horn No Title Hardest Hit Fund 08-19-2020

Sentenced to 3 years probation.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.

Scott Bain Owner, U.S. Home Owner's Relief Making Home Affordable 08-06-2020

Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.

As a result of a permanent injunction filed by the FTC, a federal court banned Bain from advertising or selling debt relief services, mortgage assistance relief-related financial products or services, and prohibited further misrepresentations and telemarketing.  This order also requires him to pay $3,892,809 in equitable relief, subject to compliance monitoring.

Raymond Cawthorne No Title Hardest Hit Fund 12-02-2019

Sentenced to 5 years probation.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 641 Public money, property, or records.

Michael P. Paquette Hope/HAMP Services Making Home Affordable 11-18-2019

Sentenced to 15 months in prison.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.

Alan Chance Hope/HAMP Services Making Home Affordable 09-30-2019 Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Eliseo Delgado Jr. No Title Hardest Hit Fund 05-06-2019 Convicted, sentencing pending.  Convicted of  violating 18 § 287 False, fictitious or fraudulent claims.
Aminullah Sarpas Owner; U.S. Home Owners Relief Making Home Affordable 04-15-2019 Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Anthony Daguanno Senior Estimator; Adamo Group Hardest Hit Fund 04-09-2019 Sentenced to 12 months in prison.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Aradono Haskins Field Operations Manager, Detroit Building Authority Hardest Hit Fund 04-09-2019 Sentenced to 12 months in prison.  Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Charles Mitchell Manager, Golden State Foods Corp. Hardest Hit Fund 01-10-2019 Sentenced to 2 years probation and ordered to pay $12,436 in restitution. Convicted of violating OCGA § 16-9-55 Public Housing Fraud.
Rajesh Maddiwar Attorney; Launch Development LLC and Home Owners Assistance Making Home Affordable 06-27-2018 Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Owen Reid Manager; Launch Development LLC and Home Owners Assistance Making Home Affordable 06-12-2018 Sentenced to one year and one day in prison and ordered to pay $2,000,000 in restitution. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Todd Taylor No Title Hardest Hit Fund 06-04-2018 Sentenced to 1 day in jail and ordered to pay $1,000 fine. Convicted of violating Fla. Stat. § 812.014(2)(E) Petit Theft.
Amir Meiri Co-Owner; Launch Development LLC and Home Owners Assistance Making Home Affordable 04-10-2018 Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Herzel Meiri Owner; Launch Development LLC and Home Owners Assistance Making Home Affordable 04-10-2018 Sentenced to 10 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Robert E. Jacobsen Partner; Bay Ridge Properties Making Home Affordable 07-19-2017 Sentenced to 6 years 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1957 Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity.
Kevin Rasher Owner; HUD Making Home Affordable, Modify Law Center, Rapid Cash Advance Inc Making Home Affordable 05-26-2017 Sentenced to 8 years 1 month in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Sheridan Black Telemarketer Trainer, Salesman; CC Brown Law Making Home Affordable 05-24-2017 Sentenced to 2 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Christopher W. Nelson Owner; American Equity Foundation Making Home Affordable 05-15-2017 Sentenced to 10 years in prison (suspended) and 5 months probation. Convicted of violating NRS 90.570 Securities Fraud.
John McCall Principal, Co-Owner; CC Brown Law Making Home Affordable 05-10-2017 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Chad Gettel Owner; CC Brown Law Making Home Affordable 04-27-2017 Sentenced to 7 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1956 Laundering of monetary instruments; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Jennifer Seko Owner; Seko Direct Marketing Making Home Affordable 04-21-2017 Sentenced to 7 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Sammy Araya Owner; LP Advocates Making Home Affordable 04-21-2017 Sentenced to 20 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Michael Henderson Salesman; Home Start Services Making Home Affordable 04-21-2017 Sentenced to 12 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Michael Reynolds No Title Hardest Hit Fund 03-08-2017 Sentenced to 4 years probation and ordered to pay $11,070 in restitution. Convicted of violating OCGA § 16-10-20 False Statements and Writings.
Jeremiah Barrett Salesman; CC Brown Law Making Home Affordable 02-13-2017 Sentenced to 5 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Tannis Brazil No Title Hardest Hit Fund 02-06-2017 Sentenced to 5 years probation and ordered to pay $31,013 in restitution. Convicted of violating OCGA § 16-10-20 False Statements and Writings.
Sabrina Rafo Salesman; Transfer Services, Inc dba Resolution Center Making Home Affordable 01-19-2017 Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Nicholas Estilow Manager; Home Start Services Making Home Affordable 01-18-2017 Sentenced to 6 years 8 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Ruby T. Encina Manager; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 01-09-2017 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 26 U.S.C. § 7206 Fraud and false statements.
Samantha Boubert Individual; Launch Development LLC and Home Owners Assistance Making Home Affordable 01-05-2017 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Christine Maharaj Manager; Launch Development LLC and Home Owners Assistance Making Home Affordable 12-20-2016 Sentenced to 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Niket Kulkarni Manager; American Equity Foundation Making Home Affordable 12-14-2016 Sentenced to 5 years in prison (suspended). Convicted of violating NRS 205.0832 Theft $650 or More but Less Than $3,500.
Mario Alvarenga Managing Director; Launch Development LLC and Home Owners Assistance Making Home Affordable 11-03-2016 Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Jason Green Manager; Green Law Group Making Home Affordable 07-18-2016 Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Cuong Huy "James" King Telemarketer; Best Rate Financial Making Home Affordable 07-11-2016 Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 4 Misprision of Felony.
Michelle Lefaoseu Telemarketer; Best Rate Financial Making Home Affordable 07-11-2016 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 4 Misprision of Felony.
Kowit Yuktanon Telemarketer; Best Rate Financial Making Home Affordable 07-11-2016 Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 4 Misprision of Felony.
David Gotterup President; Green Law Group Making Home Affordable 06-16-2016 Sentenced to 15 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Brian Pacios Partner; Hope Services Making Home Affordable 05-09-2016 Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 401 Contempt of Court; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
John Linderman Co-Owner; Vortex Financial Management Making Home Affordable 05-09-2016 Sentenced to 2 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Dionysius Fiumano Manager; Attorney Legal Network Making Home Affordable 05-03-2016 Sentenced to 16 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
John Vescera President; First One Lending Corp Making Home Affordable 05-03-2016 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1017 Misuse of Government Seal; 18 U.S.C. § 709 False advertising or misuse of names to indicate Federal agency.
Mahyar Mohases Manager; Attorney Legal Network Making Home Affordable 04-21-2016 Sentenced to 2 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Chad Caldaronello Partner, Co-Owner; CC Enterprises, Hope/HAMP Services Making Home Affordable 03-31-2016 Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Isaac Perez Salesman; Equity Restoration Group Making Home Affordable 03-30-2016 Sentenced to 10 years 10 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Joshua D. Johnson Manager; Equity Restoration Group Making Home Affordable 03-30-2016 Sentenced to 10 years 1 month in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Raymund O. Dacanay No Title Making Home Affordable 03-29-2016 Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Jefferson Maniscan Salesman; Equity Restoration Group Making Home Affordable 03-29-2016 Sentenced to 10 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Roscoe Umali Manager; Equity Restoration Group Making Home Affordable 03-22-2016 Sentenced to 18 years 4 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Aria Maleki Controller, President; Best Rate Financial Making Home Affordable 03-22-2016 Sentenced to 9 years 4 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Serj Geutssoyan Telemarketer; Best Rate Financial Making Home Affordable 02-25-2016 Sentenced to 4 years 4 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Mehdi Moarefian Telemarketer; Best Rate Financial Making Home Affordable 02-17-2016 Sentenced to 4 years 4 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Daniel Shiau Telemarketer; Best Rate Financial Making Home Affordable 02-17-2016 Sentenced to 4 years 10 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
James Creasey Marketing; CC Brown Law Making Home Affordable 12-21-2015 Sentenced to 5 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
James S. Reese Real Estate Broker; American Equity Foundation Making Home Affordable 11-09-2015 Sentenced to 1 year in prison (suspended). Convicted of violating NRS 199.480(3), 205.950 Conspiracy to Unlawfully Receive a Fee Salary, Deposit, or Money to Obtain a Loan for Another.
Thomas Adams Manager; American Equity Foundation Making Home Affordable 11-09-2015 Sentenced to 1 year in prison (suspended). Convicted of violating NRS 199.480(3), 205.372(1), 645.400(h) Conspiracy to Commit Mortgage Lending Fraud.
Robyn D. Reese Manager; American Equity Foundation Making Home Affordable 11-09-2015 Sentenced to 1 year in prison (suspended). Convicted of violating NRS 199.480(3); 205.372(1); 645.400(h) Conspiracy to Commit Mortgage Lending Fraud.
Pedram Abghari Co-Owner; Attorney Legal Network, Vortex Financial Management Making Home Affordable 09-15-2015 Sentenced to 2 years 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 4 Misprision of Felony.
Justin Romano Owner; RMA Legal Networks Making Home Affordable 09-14-2015 Sentenced to 2 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Philip Haas Salesman; Green Law Group Making Home Affordable 09-11-2015 Sentenced to 1 year 4 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Louis Saggiani Accountant; U.S. Home Owners Relief Making Home Affordable 08-31-2015 Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Matt Goldreich Owner; National Media Connection Making Home Affordable 08-13-2015 Sentenced to 2 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 709 False advertising or misuse of names to indicate Federal agency.
Joshua Sanchez Salesman; Equity Restoration Group Making Home Affordable 08-04-2015 Sentenced to 12 years 7 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Kristen Ayala Salesman; Equity Restoration Group Making Home Affordable 07-28-2015 Sentenced to 11 years 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Jonathan Lyons Salesman; Homesafe America Making Home Affordable 07-28-2015 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Anthony Blackwell Attorney; Homesafe America Making Home Affordable 07-08-2015 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Najia Jalan Owner; National Legal Help Center Making Home Affordable 07-01-2015 Sentenced to 5 years 10 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1028 Fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents and information.
David Green Owner, Attorney; Green Law Group Making Home Affordable 06-30-2015 Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Crystal Buck Salesman; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 06-09-2015 Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Christopher George Partner; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 06-09-2015 Sentenced to 20 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Albert DiRoberto Salesman; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 06-09-2015 Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Aren Goldfaden Salesman; Homesafe America Making Home Affordable 06-01-2015 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Ryan Saraco Attorney; Green Law Group Making Home Affordable 05-29-2015 Sentenced to 2 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1012 False Statements to HUD.
Guy Samuel Owner; Homesafe America Making Home Affordable 04-27-2015 Convicted, sentencing pending. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1344 Bank Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1001 Statements or entries generally; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Patthaya Wattanachinda Co-Owner; First Universal Solutions Making Home Affordable 04-08-2015 Sentenced to 4 months in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 487(a) Grand Theft.
Angel Gonzalez Business Manager; Homesafe America Making Home Affordable 03-05-2015 Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Andrea Ramirez Owner; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 02-25-2015 Sentenced to 18 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Michael Bates Salesman; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 02-05-2015 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Iris Pelayo Manager; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 01-28-2015 Sentenced to 4 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Jonathan L. Herbert Owner; Federal Debt Commission Making Home Affordable 12-18-2014 Sentenced to 11 years 8 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Damian Kutzner Owner; United Law Group Making Home Affordable 12-12-2014 Sentenced to 5 years 10 months in prison. Convicted of violating 26 U.S.C. § 7201 Attempt to Evade or Defeat Tax; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Catalina Deleon Manager; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 12-09-2014 Sentenced to 2 years 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Michael Parker Salesman; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 12-03-2014 Sentenced to 6 years 8 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Hamid Reza Shalviri Salesman; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 12-02-2014 Sentenced to 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Harold E. Larson Owner; Larson Financial Consulting LFC Making Home Affordable 11-24-2014 Sentenced to 2 years 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 152 Concealment of assets, false oaths and claims, bribery.
Alan Tikal Owner; KATN Making Home Affordable 09-15-2014 Sentenced to 24 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1957 Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity.
Ray Kornfeld Salesman; KATN Making Home Affordable 08-28-2014 Sentenced to 5 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Tamara T. Tikal Partner; KATN Making Home Affordable 08-14-2014 Sentenced to 3 years 9 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Sathish Kumar Chandhun Rajendran Term IT Employee; Fannie Mae Making Home Affordable 07-10-2014 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1030 Fraud and related activity in connection with computers.
Duy K. Nguyen Owner; First Universal Solutions Making Home Affordable 07-01-2014 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 487(a) Grand Theft; Cal. Penal Code § 368(d) Theft from Elder.
Dennis Fischer Vice President; Home Owners Protection Economics Making Home Affordable 11-14-2013 Sentenced to 7 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1017 Misuse of Government Seal; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Christopher S. Godfrey President; Home Owners Protection Economics Making Home Affordable 11-14-2013 Sentenced to 7 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1017 Misuse of Government Seal; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Darrell Keys Salesman; Homesafe America Making Home Affordable 10-23-2013 Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Scott Schreiber Co-Owner; Homesafe America Making Home Affordable 10-23-2013 Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Mindy Holt Managing Director; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 09-30-2013 Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud.
Walter B. Harrell No Title Making Home Affordable 08-02-2013 Sentenced to 10 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 157(3) Bankruptcy Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 152 Concealment of assets, false oaths and claims, bribery.
Greg Flahive Co-Owner; Cinder Law Group, Prestige Law Corporation, Flahive Law Making Home Affordable 08-02-2013 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 487(a) Grand Theft.
Yadira Padilla Manager; Century 21 Legal Services Making Home Affordable 07-22-2013 Sentenced to 4 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Mark Farhood Co-Owner; Home Advocate Trustees Making Home Affordable 05-10-2013 Sentenced to 11 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Jason Sant Owner; Home Advocate Trustees Making Home Affordable 05-10-2013 Sentenced to 6 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
John Silva Senior Executive; CSFA Home Solutions Making Home Affordable 05-08-2013 Sentenced to 8 months in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime
Dominic A. Nolan Manager; CSFA Home Solutions Making Home Affordable 05-08-2013 Sentenced to 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Jacob J. Cunningham Co-Owner; CSFA Home Solutions Making Home Affordable 05-08-2013 Sentenced to 8 months in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Justin D. Koelle Manager; CSFA Home Solutions Making Home Affordable 05-08-2013 Sentenced to 9 months in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Brian M. Kelly Salesman; Home Owners Protection Economics Making Home Affordable 05-02-2013 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Cynthia Flahive Co-Owner; Cinder Law Group, Prestige Law Corporation, Flahive Law Making Home Affordable 04-11-2013 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Glen A. Ward No Title Making Home Affordable 04-08-2013 Sentenced to 11 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 157(3) Bankruptcy Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1028 Fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents and information.
Vernell Burris Manager; Home Owners Protection Economics Making Home Affordable 11-28-2012 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Brian Cutright Manager; Sterling Mutual Making Home Affordable 10-09-2012 Sentenced to 5 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud.
Magdalena Salas Owner; Legacy Home Loans Making Home Affordable 07-10-2012 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Angelina Mireles Salesman; Legacy Home Loans Making Home Affordable 07-10-2012 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Julissa Garcia Salesman; Legacy Home Loans Making Home Affordable 07-10-2012 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime; Cal. Penal Code § 487(a) Grand Theft.
Isaak Khafizov Owner; American Home Recovery Making Home Affordable 05-17-2012 Sentenced to 9 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Michael Johnson Attorney; Cinder Law Group, Prestige Law Corporation, Flahive Law Making Home Affordable 05-17-2012 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Andrew M. Phalen Owner; CSFA Home Solutions Making Home Affordable 05-16-2012 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating Cal. Penal Code § 182(a)(1) Conspiracy to Commit a Crime.
Lynn Nunes Mortgage Broker; Network Funding Making Home Affordable 04-24-2012 Sentenced to 1 year in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Howard Shmuckler President; Shmuckler Group LLC Making Home Affordable 04-10-2012 Sentenced to 13 years 9 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; Md. Code Ann. §7-104 Theft over $500. Ordered to pay civil statutory penalty of $744,000 and restitution of $3,859,629 by Maryland Commission of Financial Regulation, and banned by the Commission from engaging in credit services business activities and/or foreclosure consultant activities with Maryland residents.
David Cassuto Owner; American Home Recovery Making Home Affordable 04-02-2012 Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Jaime Cassuto Owner; American Home Recovery Making Home Affordable 03-19-2012 Sentenced to time served in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1343 Wire Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Ziad Nabil Mohammed Al-Saffar Owner; Compliance Audit Solutions Making Home Affordable 02-14-2012 Sentenced to 1 year 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Sara B. Rosengrant Operator; Compliance Audit Solutions Making Home Affordable 02-14-2012 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Danny Al-Saffar Salesman; Compliance Audit Solutions Making Home Affordable 02-14-2012 Sentenced to 3 years probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Frederic Gladle No Title Making Home Affordable 01-06-2012 Sentenced to 5 years 1 month in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 157(3) Bankruptcy Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 1028 Fraud and related activity in connection with identification documents and information.
Lori Macakanja Loan Processor; Homefront Making Home Affordable 10-06-2011 Sentenced to 6 years in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1341 Mail Fraud; 18 U.S.C. § 641 Public money, property, or records.
Raymond Pampillonio No Title Making Home Affordable 03-07-2011 Sentenced to 1 year probation. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 1349 Conspiracy to Commit Fraud.
Roger Jones Salesman; National Housing Modification Center Making Home Affordable 10-12-2010 Sentenced to 2 years 9 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States.
Glenn S. Rosofsky Owner; National Housing Modification Center Making Home Affordable 06-01-2010 Sentenced to 5 years 3 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1957 Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity; 26 U.S.C. § 7206 Fraud and false statements. Sentence vacated and charges dismissed due to death. As a result of a permanent injunction filed by the FTC, a federal court banned Defendant from selling mortgage loan modification or foreclosure relief services, and prohibited further misrepresentations and violations of the telemarketing sales rule. This order also requires defendant to pay $900,000 in equitable relief (suspended), subject to compliance monitoring.
Michael Trap Owner; National Housing Modification Center Making Home Affordable 03-24-2010 Sentenced to 2 years 6 months in prison. Convicted of violating 18 U.S.C. § 371 Conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud United States; 18 U.S.C. § 1957 Engaging in monetary transactions in property derived from unlawful activity. As a result of a permanent injunction filed by the FTC, a federal court banned Defendant from selling mortgage loan modification or foreclosure relief services, and prohibited further misrepresentations and violations of the telemarketing sales rule. This order also requires defendant to pay $900,000 in equitable relief (suspended), subject to compliance monitoring.
Bryan Rosenberg Owner; National Housing Modification Center Making Home Affordable As a result of a permanent injunction filed by the FTC, a federal court banned Defendant from selling mortgage loan modification or foreclosure relief services, and prohibited further misrepresentations and violations of the telemarketing sales rule. This order also requires defendant to pay $900,000 in equitable relief (suspended), subject to compliance monitoring.


1 -- The criminal convictions, civil judgments, and enforcement actions in the database occurred as result of SIGTARP investigations. Criminal defendants were prosecuted by the Justice Department and, in a small number of cases, state attorney generals. Civil judgments and enforcement actions were brought by the Justice Department, federal and state regulatory agencies, and state attorney generals based on wrongdoing investigated by SIGTARP.


2 -- Information is drawn from multiple sources, including federal and state judiciary case management, and electronic case files; civil enforcement filings; court-ordered monitors' reports; and other law enforcement agency press releases. As of September 30, 2019.


3 -- SIGTARP investigates violations of the law by insiders or outsiders at public financial institutions where Treasury became a securities investor in exchange for a TARP capital investment. We investigate violations of the law by any participant in a TARP program, including for example, those involved in mortgage-backed securities markets. We previously investigated illegal activity by insiders of financial institutions who unsuccessfully sought Treasury's investment through TARP.


4 -- Applied for but did not receive TARP funds.