Two Suburban Developers (IL) & An Attorney Among Six Defendants Charged With Mortgage Fraud

A federal grand jury returned a 25-count indictment yesterday charging six defendants with devising and participating in a mortgage fraud scheme which caused more than $16 million in losses to banks, mortgage lenders, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac. Among those named as defendants are two real estate developers—VINCE MANGLARDI, 59, of Long Grove, and THEODORE “TJ” WOJTAS, JR., 43, of Glenview—who are accused of committing fraud in connection with the marketing and sale of condominiums at a 50-acre development in Palatine known as “The Woods at Countryside.”   Read the article………