Mortgage Fraud2018-10-12T18:43:47+00:00

Fighting Mortgage Fraud Charges

Skilled & Insightful White Collar Crime Attorneys

Florida is one of the leading states for instances of mortgage fraud. In 2009, the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act (FERA) was enacted, expanding the general reach of federal law enforcement agents in regards to mortgage fraud offenses. Mortgage fraud is not actually a crime itself, but a term that encompasses various offenses related to the misrepresentation or misstatement of mortgage related information. Under FERA, the federal government can penalize individuals who commit any associated offenses with up to $1 million in fines and up to 30 years in prison. Furthermore, some defendants may even face civil liability for monetary damages if they caused significant losses to the lender. These are steep penalties that must be taken seriously.

Don’t face your mortgage fraud charges alone! Fill out a free case evaluation today for help.

Why You Need to Call Jeff T. Gorman Law Offices Today

Whether you are a consumer or a real estate professional, mortgage fraud accusations should be taken very seriously. That is why you need to turn to Jeff T. Gorman Law Offices for representation you can trust.

When you hire our firm, you can be confident that we are:

  • Available around-the-clock for counsel
  • Backed by 15+ years of trial experience
  • Aggressive and hard-hitting in the courtroom
  • Led by an insightful former prosecutor and public defender

Our Stuart white collar crime lawyers are ready to go to bat for you today. Let us fight to protect your future!

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“What type of charges could I be facing?”

As mentioned, mortgage fraud can encompass a wide range of criminal charges related to refinancing, equity lines of credit, home mortgages, and other financial activity.

Some of the most common charges include the following:

  • Occupancy fraud
  • Appraisal fraud
  • Equity skimming
  • Income or employment fraud
  • Bank fraud
  • Wire or mail fraud
  • Identity theft

The type of charges tied to your mortgage fraud offense will depend on which side of the equation you are on. If you are the borrower (homeowner), you may likely face charges of income or employment fraud. Real estate professionals are more likely to be up against charges of equity skimming, appraisal fraud, and similar offenses.

Many of these crimes are considered federal offenses, which means you need a tough defense to protect your reputation. Reach out to our firm to work with our criminal defense lawyers in Stuart.

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03:41 29 Jun 18
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Letrecial Jones
01:27 04 Apr 18
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Marissa Minor
Marissa Minor
15:49 30 Mar 18
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joel genzen
19:13 10 May 18
Jeff has extensive knowledge in the field. I used his services twice. In both cases I had my charges dropped and reduced to a minimum. Highly recommend above all!read more
Brian Cain
Brian Cain
01:27 28 Jun 18
Jeff is very understanding and he tries to help you a lot especially when the system comes after you and tries to screw you he's very respectful and honest he does try to help you real hardread more
Ali Nassar
Ali Nassar
03:04 19 Aug 18
by god willing than Mr.Jeff effort I got the 2 charges on me dropped he was with me almost everyday since the beginning of the case honest and clear person and I can’t thank him enoughread more
Thomas Rose
Thomas Rose
16:21 29 Aug 18
Jeff Gorman office's an excellent defense attorney. He did exactly what he promised to do and got my charges dismissed. I highly recommend him to anybody who needs an expert criminal defense attorney in Stuart Florida.read more
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Dulce Escobar
20:37 12 Sep 18
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Jaime Rodriguez
Jaime Rodriguez
19:54 18 Sep 18
Mr. Gorman is not only a great attorney by in my book, he’s a magician. He defended me on a “VERY SERIOUS” case with multiple charges (I will not mentioned here). From a 25 year sentence in which 17 would had been minimum mandatory, he managed to have serious charges dropped/abandone and was able to get me a deal that I was able to do at home. I hired him on a VOP (Violation Of Probation) for the same case and he was able to have the court reinstate my probation as we had proof that I in fact did not violate probation. Lastly, I hired him once again on an accident case in which I got injured and his attorney, Erika was able to get top dollar for such. I could go on with positive feedback. Overall, I’m 100% satisfied from day one. I won’t call any other attorney as he has proven to work for you every step of the way.read more
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