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A Michigan woman and her niece were arrested in Atlanta by the FBI at the closing of a $1 million mortgage loan in an alleged mortgage fraud scheme, federal officials said last week. Donna June Baker, 60, of Kalamazoo, Mich., allegedly used the stolen identity of a disabled retiree from Florida at a Feb. 17 closing on a million-dollar mortgage loan to refinance a property at 940 Glengate Place in Atlanta, according to officials. The closing, however, was a sting operation set up by the federal government. Baker planned to walk away from the closing with nearly $100,000 in cash, but instead left in FBI handcuffs, according to officials. Also arrested at the closing table was the former owner of the property, Baker's niece, Lanamasha Wesalanda Mixon-Hampton, 30, of Atlanta, officials said....