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Couple Perpetrate Mortgage Fraud on Haitian Community

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Couple Perpetrate Mortgage Fraud on Haitian Community

Owners of Private Mortgage Funding Corporation (PMFC) have run a scheme on Haitian homebuyers in the Fort Lauderdale area. Gabriel Chauvel and Joan Jean targeted Haitians interested in buying a home.

The couple showed properties and demanded buyers ink a three-month contract, with deposits of $5,000-$15,000. Their checks went into owners' bank account. When buyers wanted to end their contract, they found PMFC offices closed and calls were un-returned. No actual sales were ever made by PMFC.

Tags: home, Scam, Mortgage, Loan, Real Estate, Gabriel Chauvel

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