A Dunedin man is sentenced to two years in federal prison stemming from his involvement in a mortgage fraud scheme in Tampa, TBO.com reports.
According to the news site:
Bruno Skoczynoski, 36, owner of E-Value Mortgage Services and E-Value Title Services, was sentenced Monday by District Judge Steven D. Merryday.
Skoczynoski had pleaded guilty to mortgage fraud conspiracy charges in June, TBO reports. Court documents show two developers he was involved with were giving money to buyers for down payments that were later returned. That allowed the buyers and developers to borrow money for properties they could not afford.
Skoczynoski, a licensed mortgage broker, "got commissions from the sales, completed sales and closing documents for the sale of some of" the properties, TBO reports, citing a news release.
Read more in TBO's story.