Reply to ..Adam: Where can I locate the names of the individuals indicted?
I'm sorry, I missed your question..although at the time...I didn't think it affected the story...I've updated our blog post.. with names.
OHIO says enough !! - 9 Indicted from ARGENT MORTGAGE
The City of Cleveland, through prosecutor Bill Mason and the Cuyahoga County Mortgage Fraud Task Force, handed down 9 indictments to former employees of the now defunct lender. Three (3) Argent "Account Executives" helped coach independent Mortgage Brokers (Dale Adams, Nick Myles, and James Sims) located in Northeast Ohio with creating mortgage applications that would be approved by 2 supervisors and 4 underwriters all working in concert from the Argent Rolling Meadows office located in Chicago Illinois.
The following defendants were employed by Argent Mortgage Company:
Denise (O'Brock) Kobus - Argent Account Manager
Michael Scola - Argent Account Manager
Angela Pasternak - Argent Account Manager
Terry Forbes - Argent Supervisor
Gerald Steinkuehler - Argent Supervisor
Dee Anne Shaw - Argent Underwriter
Kirk Porter - Argent Underwriter
David Mongriotis - Argent Underwriter
Erin Foley-Ottaviano - Argent Underwriter
Linda Warner and Gerald Spuzzillo - Ohio Appraisers, were indicted for falsifying appraisals on real estate deals submitted to both Argent Mortgage and Long Beach Mortgage Company