A Middlesbrough-based mortgage fraudster has been ordered to return more than £100,000 to the state after an agreement was reached at Teesside Crown Court.
A mortgage fraudster and surveyor imprisoned in 2011 after admitting defrauding the Cheshire Building Society, Bank of Ireland, Societe Generale and the Nationwide Building Society in a £50m deception, has finally paid an overdue £1.5m confiscation order.
A former mortgage broker and adviser has been banned from working in the financial services industry to protect consumers and prevent financial crime.
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A director of a mortgage brokerage and mortgage software company has been disqualified from acting as a company director for 13 years for misleading investors, the regulator and HMRC.
A father and two sons have received a 10-month jail sentence suspended for two years for committing mortgage fraud by exaggerating their incomes, Bradford Crown Court heard.
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The Financial Conduct Authority has banned more than 100 individuals from the mortgage industry for fraud in the last eight years, Mortgage Solutions can reveal.
Fraudsters posing as a secured loans firm enlisted Mortgage Solutions' office location to bolster its false trading name and credentials, warned the FCA.
The Upper Tribunal has upheld a decision by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to fine a mortgage broker £80,000 over false income details.
A property businessman and a gang of accomplices including a conveyancer attempted to obtain mortgages on stolen properties across Cheshire in a scam worth £6.8m.
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