Nichter faces mortgage-fraud case | The Columbus Dispatch

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Daniel J. Nichter allegedly inflated appraisals on properties for which he originated the loan.
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CRT

Columbus, OH

#2 Dec 21, 2010
WAY TO GO DAN. YOU DON'T MAKE ALL YOUR OLD BUDS PROUD. WHAT IN THE HELL HAPPENED TO YOU?
sadden

Columbus, OH

#3 Dec 21, 2010
Money makes people do sad things...smart man...but you should have lived within your limits! So sad for you and your family the road you have taken.

Since: Nov 10

Columbus, OH

#4 Dec 21, 2010
The warning signs were there...

http://www.darbycreeks.org/020900Newsfromthew...
Balls Deep

Columbus, OH

#5 Dec 21, 2010
What was he THINKING?!?
Acceptable behavior

Grove City, OH

#6 Dec 21, 2010
His behavior was acceptable when everyone was making money. And of course many people did not want to hear it regarding stoppoing this nonsense.

Why did so many people have to be hurt by the obvious housing ponzi scam before these kinds of actions were stopped?
CRT

Columbus, OH

#7 Dec 21, 2010
Paul_Lambert wrote:
The warning signs were there...
http://www.darbycreeks.org/020900Newsfromthew...
Excellent link. Yes, the warning signs were there. Unreal..........not the Dan I knew back in the day.
Reader

Dublin, OH

#8 Dec 21, 2010
Paul_Lambert wrote:
The warning signs were there...
http://www.darbycreeks.org/020900Newsfromthew...
"...With the assistance of attorney Matt McClure, DCA then attempted to obtain a copy of the permit through the Freedom of Information Act. In response, Development Department Director Dan Nichter denied the permitís existence. A copy of the permit was subsequently obtained by DCA from the Homewood Corp. The permit had been signed by Nichter..."

Does anything ever happen when public employees do things like this? Or is there just so much of it going on that it's accepted as a fact of life?
Buckeye Chuck

Dublin, OH

#9 Dec 21, 2010
50 years isnt that bad. When he gets out he will only be 100.
Taylor

Columbus, OH

#10 Dec 21, 2010
Like he is only criminal that has been involved with Hilliard City government. Yeah Right!
Dee

Columbus, OH

#11 Dec 21, 2010
Freedom Banc Mortgage Services is doing the same thing without proper licensing
Archie

Albuquerque, NM

#12 Dec 21, 2010
Things have come full circle for Nichter - just ask The Breadman (Pastor Art Willhite) who gives away food to the homeless. When Nichter ran the Franklin County Development Department he spent over a hundred thousand dollars of tax payer money to prosecute and put a stop to Pastor Willhite and his wife Mary from feeding the homeless. That in itself wasnt the problem - it was the lying and underhanded ways that Nichter tried to do it! Now Nichter will sit in a courtroom facing his sins while The Breadman continues giving out free bread to the needy. Good overcomes evil Dan - remember being told this during The Breadman's trial?
buckeyebobinky

Huntsville, AL

#13 Dec 21, 2010
gee wonder if Santa will give him a lump of coal
Nohting will happen

New York, NY

#14 Dec 21, 2010
This looser will get no time what-so-ever! Dwayne Carter, Shawn Griffin and Arie Schottenstein sound familiar to any of you out there? Carter and Griffin (no good black scum) did the biggest mortgage fraud scam in Ohio along with the help of some other low-life black scum (Ahmed Bundick) and these creeps got nothing on time. Bundick never was charged with anything but he sure was being paid to bring in the vicims. This looser just like the scum before him have committed white collar crime. White collar crime gets no time folks. This guy is laughing it all off. And nothing will happen.
What

Girard, OH

#16 Dec 21, 2010
Wonder why the housing market is in trouble and needs gov help. A few of these nuts aroud the U.S. and it becomes clear what happened. If her were anything other than what he is this thread would be full of posts. But because he is a fine upstanding member of the community not a lot is being said. Rasist Town.
yep

Columbus, OH

#17 Dec 21, 2010
Acceptable behavior wrote:
His behavior was acceptable when everyone was making money. And of course many people did not want to hear it regarding stoppoing this nonsense.
Why did so many people have to be hurt by the obvious housing ponzi scam before these kinds of actions were stopped?
Good question, and the answer is! wealthy snobs that knew when it blew up in thier face, they could point the finger at others!
yep

Columbus, OH

#18 Dec 21, 2010
What wrote:
Wonder why the housing market is in trouble and needs gov help. A few of these nuts aroud the U.S. and it becomes clear what happened. If her were anything other than what he is this thread would be full of posts. But because he is a fine upstanding member of the community not a lot is being said. Rasist Town.
You hit the nail on the head! Everyone wants to blame the guy who borrowed too much money and didn't manage it right. The truth is that situation received all the press when the property flipping and mtg fraud is the larger culprit. All these bad loans the big companies pushed for and cried when they went bad. Also, Arie Schottenstein, in jail!
mortgage maker

San Francisco, CA

#19 Dec 21, 2010
Was he in cahoots with the other fraud maker Thomas Parenteau ?
Buck Off

Carlsbad, CA

#20 Dec 21, 2010
Of course he did it. Everybody was doing it. There wouldn't have been a bubble otherwise. Lock him up. Lock the mortgage bankers up too.
joe

Plain City, OH

#21 Dec 21, 2010
2 massive bankruptcies acrued while living alone with a six digit income.
1 DUI
A thousand credit cards in seemingly everyone's name but his own.
The Francis scheme,(number one fraud case in Central Ohio history), builking investors who invested in buying HIV victims' insurance premiums (that's a double ugly).
Darby Creek fiasco, letting developers build when it was illegal.
Consistently kicking down the little guy.
Writing $26,000 in bad checks.
Losing his appraisal license by overvaluing properties under highly suspicious nature.
Identity threft.
Overvaluing properties again, for personal gain.
Brokering without a license.

Why? Is it a mental condition?
yep

Columbus, OH

#22 Dec 21, 2010
Buck Off wrote:
Of course he did it. Everybody was doing it. There wouldn't have been a bubble otherwise. Lock him up. Lock the mortgage bankers up too.
yep!

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