HATTIESBURG — Three people have been sentenced on federal charges related to a mortgage fraud scheme.
Federal prosecutors tell the Hattiesburg American that Louis Gholar and Undrea Harris, both of Hattiesburg, and Santiago Sutton of Jackson pleaded guilty to fabricating documents and giving false information to lenders to obtain mortgage loans for borrowers who didn’t qualify for the loans.
Prosecutors said the three worked with Carla Wilson, who owned Home Mortgage, LLC, in the conspiracy. Wilson was sentenced in December to 100 months in prison and ordered to pay $708,663 in restitution.
Gholar was sentenced this week to 78 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $276,788 in restitution.
Gholar pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering and conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute more than 17 ounces of methamphetamine.
Harris was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison and pay $493,056 in restitution. She pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit money laundering.
Sutton received a 15-month sentence and must pay $43,335 in restitution.
He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud.
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