8 sentenced in fraud scheme

Indianapolis ring used FSBOs, other properties to obtain $16.6M

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Eight people have been sentenced to serve a total of 26 years in prison — or an average of three years, three months each — for their roles in an Indianapolis, Ind.-area mortgage fraud scheme that prosecutors said involved at least 136 fraudulent loans totaling $16.6 million.

Of those loans, 39 mortgages totaling more than $7 million were used to purchase properties from