Calif. Mortgage Fraud Trial Delayed Pending Atty Settlement

Law360, Los Angeles (June 3, 2013, 6:52 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Monday delayed the state’s civil mortgage fraud trial against two attorneys accused of scamming millions of dollars from thousands of vulnerable homeowners by falsely promising them legal relief on their mortgages, after state lawyers and the defendant attorneys indicated they are nearing settlement.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Jane L. Johnson delayed the start of the bench trial to Aug. 26 in order to allow a settlement to occur between the parties, which include disbarred lawyer Philip A. Kramer and co-defendant...
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