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Monday Jan 25 | via Newsday
A Copiague man was convicted Monday on federal charges that he masterminded a conspiracy to swindle banks out of $30 million by falsifying mortgage records during a boom in the real estate market more than a decade ago, Aaron Wider, 51, former head of mortgage bank HTFC Corp. in Garden City, faces up to 30 years in prison when he is sentenced May 20. A Copiague man was convicted Monday on federal charges that he masterminded a conspiracy to swindle banks out of $30 million by falsifying mortgage records during a boom in the real estate market more than a decade ago, Aaron Wider, 51, former head of mortgage bank HTFC Corp. in Garden City, faces up to 30 years in prison when he is sentenced May 20. Both men were charged with a single count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, but evidence at the two-week trial in federal court in Central Islip showed banks were actually defrauded. Comment?
Wednesday Jan 13 | via LongIsland.com
Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a disbarred attorney from Charlotte, N.C., pleaded guilty in two separate cases to stealing from former legal clients who were elderly or disabled. Janice Jessup, 68, pleaded guilty before Acting Supreme Court Justice Jerald Carter to one count of Grand Larceny in the 1st Degree for stealing more than $1.1 million from a mentally and physically disabled woman who she represented in an eminent domain action. Comment?
Monday Jan 11 | via Patch.com
A former Baldwin attorney accused of stealing over $1 million from clients from former legal clients who were elderly or disabled in April, pleaded guilty in two separate cases, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced on Monday. Janice Jessup, 68, pleaded guilty before Acting Supreme Court Justice Jerald Carter to one count of first degree grand larceny for stealing more than $1.1 million from a mentally and physically disabled woman who she represented in an eminent domain action, according to the DA. Comment?
Dec 24, 2015 | via Newsday
Job seekers speak with prospective employers during the Nassau County Mega Job Fair at Nassau Community College in Garden City Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. Nearly 300 employers participated in the job fair. Comment?
Dec 23, 2015 | via Housing Wire
Earlier this month, Nassau County, New York, which includes Long Island, enacted a series of significant real estate fee increases that were put in place to offset a budget shortfall. The fee hikes, which included increasing the county tax map verification fee from $75 to $225, and the county clerk block recording fee from $150 to $300, among other fees, are expected to bring in $35.6 million in revenue to the county. Comment?
Friday | via Chicago Tribune
Before Lucy DeWitt and her husband, Steve, chose names for their children, they read the top baby names. Then they crossed them off their lists. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 3 | via Reuters
NEW YORK/SANTIAGO, February 03 Slow economic growth and rising credit costs will offset gains in commercial and personal loans among Chilean banks and pressure 2016-2017 earnings, says Fitch Ratings. Chilean banks' 2015 earnings declined for the first time since 2009, mostly due to higher corporate tax rates and the country's economic slowdown. Comment?
Thursday Jan 21 | via Peace Arch News
Her novella, Love Found In Manhattan, and her full-length novel, Angel In Shining Armour, both published by Texas-based Lovely Christian Romance Press in 2015, are currently available on amazon.com but will shortly be on the shelves of local booksellers - likely in time for Valentine's Day, appropriately enough. And romance fans will also have a chance to check out the novels during an author signing event tonight from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Pacific Inn Resort and Conference Centre, 1160 King George Blvd. Given the former real-estate agent's background, it's not surprising that both of her works exhibit the skills of a storyteller plus a flair for the dramatic. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 2 | via Inman News
In a city consumed by luxury condominiums, New York City's residential real estate market is outrageously ostentatious, insanely expensive and riddled with contradictions. Last year, for example, New York City's most expensive real estate transaction took place at One57 , a new one thousand-foot supertall condo tower on so-called "Billionaires' Row," , where a 10,923 square-foot penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors sold for record $100.5 million, shattering the highest price paid for a condominium in America's largest city. Comment?
Jan 8, 2015 | via American Reporter
American politics isn't kind to the losers. And as far as the conventional political wisdom goes, Mario Cuomo was a loser. Comment?
1 min ago | via This Is Money
'If I'm paid a good wage cheque, I bank it rather than spend it!' Soap star Gemma Atkinson tells how she saves her TV earnings and invests in property Television soap star Gemma Atkinson used to earn A 10,000 from a three-hour photo-shoot as a glamour model in her 20s. But she says modelling was never about the money and she would rather bank a big cheque than spend it. Comment?
55 min ago | via Mississauga Real Estate
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1 hr ago | via CBC News
Rescue workers continued the search for survivors at the Wei-kuan apartment complex on the second day of rescue operations following a 6.4 magnitude earthquake early Saturday in southern Taiwan's city of Tainan. Before their apartment tower collapsed in a Taiwan earthquake at the weekend, a young couple living on the 14th floor had already been given a clue that the building was unsafe. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via Silicon Alley Insider
With The Big Short tearing it up at the box office, now is perhaps not the best time to be telling investors they should be buying new products that slice and dice the value of a boring old house. The star-studded film tells the story of how bankers carved up, mixed up, and sold buckets of mortgages in complex products that ultimately crashed the global financial system in 2007 and 2008. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Miami Herald
Most of them have become deeply distrustful - distrustful of government, distrustful of financial companies, distrustful of employers and distrustful of most authority that has derived power in the past by virtue of being big or having elite positions. "If you want an explanation for Donald Trump, this is it," said Richard Edelman, president of the Edelman public relations firm that has been surveying trust levels for about two decades. Comment?
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