Attorney Mitchell Stein, already serving a 17-year prison sentence in Florida on multiple fraud, money laundering and conspiracy charges, has lost his case in which the State of California is seeking court costs.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Jane L. Johnson ruled that the mortgage fraud lawsuit filed by Attorney General Kamala Harris in 2011 against multiple entities entitled California to collect costs. Stein and other were accused of fraudulently taking millions of dollars from thousands of homeowners who thought they would receive help with their mortgages.
The case is The People of the State of California v. The Law Offices of Kramer and Kaslow PLC et al., case number LC094571, in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Los Angeles.
Here is a press release about Mitchell J. Stein.
Read the original article in Law360.