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Feds crack down on foreclosure auction scams

SAN FRANCISCO — At the height of the financial crisis, bargain hunters would gather each week on county courthouse steps to bid on foreclosed properties throughout Northern and Central California. The inventory lists were long, especially in hard-hit areas such … Continue reading

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Concord investor will plead guilty to foreclosure fraud, authorities say

SAN FRANCISCO — A Concord man has agreed to plead guilty to a conspiracy to rig bidding at public real estate auctions in the Bay Area, authorities said. Norman Montalvo, a real estate investor, was charged with four felonies Thursday … Continue reading

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