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Upland Man Charged in Forging, Filing Fraudulent Grant Deeds

The San Bernardino District Attorney’s Office has announced that David Alan Boucher, 56, of Upland, has been arrested and charged with 63 felony counts, including  filing false documents, forgery and identity theft. Prosecutors accuse Boucher of defrauding banks and other financial firms by recording fraudulent grant deeds (title fraud) on 20 properties located in San Bernardino County.

District Attorney Michael Ramos said that Boucher held himself out as the “authorized representative” of the banks that regained title to the foreclosed properties, which had a combined value of $4.5 million. After the grant deeds were forged, hard money loans were obtained on some of the homes, defrauding those lenders (loan fraud).

Read the original article in the Press Enterprise.

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