Ex-Carlton Fields Atty Jailed For $9M Mortgage Fraud

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 10:09 PM EDT) -- A former Carlton Fields PA attorney and her husband were arrested Wednesday in Florida and accused of being involved in an alleged $8.8 million mortgage fraud.

Stephanie R. Bolton, a Tampa, Fla., attorney who started at Carlton Fields' construction practice in 2006, was arrested with her husband William Bolton and five others accused of submitting 50 fraudulent residential mortgage loan applications from April 2003 to December 2007, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Bolton, who is now in private practice, was charged with one...
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