Criminal defense lawyers in Myrtle Beach discuss mail fraud. Myrtle Beach real estate agent Scott Lemons has been indicted on 3 felony charges of mail fraud in relation to the sales of condos in the Ashley Park subdivision of Carolina Forest. Lemons is facing a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines for each charge.
The federal indictment reveals that Lemons and another real estate agent helped Ashely Park buyers fraudulently acquire financing for their condos during 2007 and 2008. “. Lemons falsely inflated the comparable values of units in the project by taking part in sham purchases from Ashley Park’s developer, who is not named in the indictment.” He also got false appraisals which overstated the value of the condos. Then, the pair gave banks the loan applications with the false information regarding the buyers’ income and down payments. None of the buyers have been named as defendants in any criminal investigation related to this incident.
If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges, you will need to speak with an experienced federal criminal defense attorney in your area. One of the Myrtle Beach criminal defense lawyers at The Mace Firm is ready to speak with you about your case. Call one of the Myrtle Beach criminal lawyers to schedule your free consultation.
If you or someone you know is facing criminal charges please call our Myrtle Beach criminal defense lawyers at The Mace Firm. Our criminal defense attorneys has experience with all types of criminal charges. The Myrtle Beach defense attorneys at The Mace Firm are here to help you in your time of need.