The Washington Post has a housing article worth reading today -- [alleged] mortgage fraudsters in Fairfax County are busted:
"Deeper investigation uncovered the biggest mortgage fraud scheme in Fairfax history, officials said Thursday, and squads of officers arrested 20 people involved in allegedly cheating local banks out of more than $9 million."
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"The family of Ruben Rojas, 30, of Vienna, a real estate agent who in recent years worked for Fairfax Realty and Proplocate Realty, is alleged to be at the heart of many of the transactions, according to a 37-page federal indictment unsealed Thursday. Rojas is charged with conspiracy and nine counts of fraud."