Mortgage Fraud

3 petitions

Update posted 1 month ago

Petition to Donald Trump

Clemency for Chalana McFarland We are the family of Chalana McFarland and we are seeking support for her petition for Clemency from President Trump. Chalana, a first time non-violent offender, was sentenced in 2005 to 30 years in prison for her role as a closing attorney in a mortgage fraud scheme. The loan officers in the case received sentences of 24 months and 5 months respectively. Various other participants, including those with prior criminal records, received up 87 months. Chalana received nearly four times that of any other participant.  The judge in her case cited the need for her case to serve as an example to other attorneys who fail in their roles as gatekeepers against fraud. McFarland's sentence at the time was the longest in the history of the United States for a closing attorney. Other attorneys, sentenced by the same judge in cases after Chalana's, have received sentences ranging from 33-54 months. Chalana has currently served over 10 years (120 months) and has exhausted all of her appeals. Clemency is her last chance to return home to raise her daughter, now 15 years old. Her case is one in which the sentencing guidelines which are intended to provide sentences that are equitable and fair, has resulted in a sentence which is simply unjust.        From Chalana Remorse is a ghost that haunts my life. It is hard to express the sorrow I feel about the choices I made that led to my incarceration. I am ashamed of my actions. Its more than just mere embarrassment or regret. It is a deep hurt that makes me wonder if I will ever feel whole again. Countless days I have laid in my bunk reliving my mistakes over and over. If I could go back in time, I would do so many things differently. At first I laid the blame at the feet of all my co-conspirators. They duped me…they tricked me…they lied to me. Even though on many levels all of that is true, at the end of the day, I am responsible for the behavior that I chose to engage in. I, solely, am responsible for my incarceration. That fact was a bitter pill to swallow. At times, I wondered if I was worthy of redemption after all the pain and embarrassment I caused my family and the harm to my community. A recurrent nightmare I have is that my greatest fear comes to pass and everyone in my family dies off or forgets about me. I have seen countless friends and family members fall by the wayside over the past 12 years. My parents are in their 70s and their health is failing. I have one daughter, who at the age of 16, will soon embark on her own life. If I lose my parents, will my daughter consider me a burden? Will I miss her graduations, wedding, and the birth of her children as I have all the other events in her life so far? She was three years old when I was sent to prison to begin serving a 30-year sentence as a first-time nonviolent offender. I committed mortgage fraud and I will be 62 years old when I am released from prison. What kind of life would have when I am released as a senior citizen? I had hard choices to make about how I was going to survive incarceration. The first step was realizing that despite my fervent wishes, I cannot change the past. I decided to become the best person that I could be from that day forward. Prison strips you down to your true self. Every aspect of your individual identity is challenged. One must decide who one is and what one believes. Over the last decade, I have gotten to know my true self and I like her. I have learned that family is the most important treasure you can ever have in your life and I am so thankful for mine. I also came to the realization that the world owes me nothing. I owe a debt to my daughter that can never be repaid because my choices left her motherless. I know she loves me and I pray that someday when she is old enough to grasp it all that she will forgive me. When Pres. Obama’s clemency initiative was announced, I began to hope that somehow God might grant me a second chance. I celebrated with each of the ladies I knew that received clemency. I saw lives be restored and I wondered if someday I would also be granted a reprieve. All I need is another chance. I know that I will be able to move forward and be an asset to my family and community. I humble ask for your support and continued prayers as I seek clemency. We are asking you to forward Chalana's story to as many people as possible and to post your comments. Let's help bring her home.  

Latonya Berry
520 supporters
Update posted 4 months ago

Petition to Wells Fargo, Federal Bureau of Investigation

I want Wells Fargo to stop pursuing the sale of my home because the mortgage is fraud.

My name is Breanna Campbell and a mortgage was fraudulent taken out in my name when I was 9 years old. In 1997 my grandmother was battle stage 4 lung cancer, and signed the deed of our family home which was paid for in 1985 to me in 1998. My grandmother subsumed to her illness in 1999. In 2001 a second mortgage was taken out on the home by Encore Mortgage Services owned by Vincent Sirolli. At the time I was 9 years old. To produce this FHA Mortgage fraudulent pay stubs, w2s, and identification was submitted to open the mortgage. In 2006 Mr. Sirolli was convicted on 180 counts of massive mortgage fraud. Borrowing others identities and producing documents the same way he had done me. In 2006 the Mortgage was purchased by Wells Fargo without investigating the origination. In 2015 the home went into foreclosure. Wells Fargo tried to force me into a modification although the mortgage was fraudulent. After submitting a fraud packet, verification of birth, social security number, state identification, and school records; Wells Fargo determined the mortgage was valid; despite the fact the name, Birthday, and documentation are incorrect and are pursuing a sale on January 13, 2018. At this point, I have reported this to the FBI, Federal Trade Commisoner, Attorney General, Local Authorities, etc. Now I’m coming to the public with the hopes of Wells Fargo hearing me. Please sign to get their attention because this company is corrupt! 

Bree Campbell
138,651 supporters