Lynn Benson was indicted by a Clark County grand jury Thursday on five counts of mortgage lending fraud, one count of a pattern of mortgage lending fraud, and five counts of theft. All are felony charges.
Lynn Benson, whose husband pleaded guilty in January to filing bogus real estate paperwork in Las Vegas, has been charged with mortgage fraud.
The situation surrounding 809 Palmhurst Drive in the western Las Vegas Valley shows that anyone can file papers with Clark County to take ownership of a house, and the havoc this can cause.
Overton Power District No. 5 filed a $530.29 claim against Paddock’s home on Jan. 23, Clark County records show. The house is at 1372 Babbling Brook Court, some 80 miles northeast of Las Vegas.
The state Supreme Court on Thursday issued two rulings bolstering homeowners associations’ ability to sell houses through foreclosure.
Judges rule that jurors should have been told defendant Heidi Haischer was refused medical treatment for a broken leg until she signed false documents.
CARSON CITY — Suggesting that Nevada’s construction defect law has benefited attorneys rather than homeowners, lawmakers and construction industry representatives testified in support of a bill Wednesday that they said would fix problems with the law.
A Las Vegas attorney on Friday said the Nevada Supreme Court gave a legal victory to homeowners associations and their residents when it ruled that “house flippers” who fully paid off liens to quickly sell their investments at huge profits cannot now recoup some of that money.
A major opinion issued recently by the Nevada Supreme Court regarding super priority liens filed by homeowners associations is a positive development for Nevada because it has clarified many of the legal issues for everyone involved in the foreclosure market, an official with the company that won the ruling said Tuesday.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a super priority lien held by a homeowners association can extinguish a first deed of trust on a property, a decision that will create a windfall for some real estate investors in Las Vegas who picked up properties for pennies on the dollar.