17 face charges in real estate scams

Seventeen people are facing charges for their alleged involvement in real estate crimes.State Sen. Charles Schumer and Brooklyn district attorney Charles Hynes say the defendants

BROOKLYN - Seventeen people are facing charges for their alleged involvement in real estate crimes.

State Sen. Charles Schumer and Brooklyn district attorney Charles Hynes say the defendants preyed on elderly homeowners and those attempting to buy homes in the borough.

The scammers face charges of reverse mortgage scams, loan modifications and deed theft.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The victims, both males, are 15 and 18 1 The Buzz: East 55th Street shooting
The We Are the Resistance fundraiser allowed artists 2 Fundraiser highlights works of female 'resistance' artists
Clinton Hill landlords say they're working with the 3 Rebuilding continues 9 days after fire
Community leaders in Sheepshead Bay are demanding the 4 CB15 calls for elevator at Sheepshead Bay station
Nassau Police are investigating a multi-vehicle accident that 5 Police: 1 person killed in multi-vehicle LIE accident

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE