Vallejo residents Zalathiel Aguila, 42, and Omar Anabo, 53, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to make false statements on loan applications.
Aguila and Anabo ran Vallejo‑based Capital Access LLC. The purpose of the company was to be an interim mortgage rescue program that purported to help distressed homeowners by purchasing their homes using straw buyer investors. The homeowners were convinced to sign title of their homes to Capital Access, which then sold the properties to the straw buyers. The straw buyers obtained loans after promising to occupy the homes and that the down-payment money was not borrowed; neither were true, according to court records.
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