Vegas Housing Fraudsters Shouldn't Get New Trial: US

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 6:02 PM EST) -- The U.S. government on Friday fought back against new trial bids by a former Las Vegas real estate broker, her husband and another woman convicted in Nevada for an elaborate mortgage fraud scheme that cost federally insured banks more than $24 million.

Eve Mazzarella and her husband Steven Grimm each argued in Jan. 20 motions that the court erred in its handling of defense witness Curtis Novy, who testified during the trial as a purported mortgage fraud expert. Melissa Beecroft joined in the motions of her...
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