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Man Wanted for $16 Million Loan Fraud

Reward Offered For Scam Artist According to the Houston Chronicle, a $5,000 reward is being offered for turning in a man responsible for committing bank, mail, and wire fraud, racking up $16 million. The man, Oscar Ortiz, 53, has been on the run for months after cutting off his ankle monitor in spring. Ortiz pleaded guilty to the fraud. He was convicted on June 30th, 2016. Ortiz was scheduled to be sentenced on April 24 but failed to show up to federal court. Digital billboards all across the Houston area are advertising the escaped convict and the reward for his

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Man Faces Felony Charges After Roofing Scheme

Fraud Charges Faced John Joseph Swatek, 40, of San Antonio is facing felony charges of theft between $2,500 and $30,000 according to reports from the San Antonio Express. Swatek allegedly scammed a person out of a $9,000 deposit after agreeing to repair a roof. After continued excuses on why he could not begin the labor on the roof, the customer requested a refund. After many failed attempts, the customer contacted the roofing supply company Swatek was contracted through to end the contract and get a refund; however, there was no record of a man by that name working for them.

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