Two Orange County men from have been sentenced for their involvement in a mortgage loan scheme that was nationwide
Serj Geutssoyan, aka Anthony Kirk, 32, of Santa Ana, was sentenced to 52 months in prison. His co-defendant Daniel Shiau, aka Scott Decker, 30, of Irvine, received a 58 month sentence.
Along with five other persons who were charged, Geutssoyan and Schiau illegally charged upfront fees of $2,500 to $4,300 to provide loan modifications and debt relief services to homeowners. Over 1,000 homeowners were affected who were duped out of over $3 million.
A third defendant, Aria Maleki, was sentenced to 112 months back in January. The remaining four defendants also pleaded guilty but have not yet been sentenced.
Read the original article in NBC Connecticut.