TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Collier real estate appraiser guilty of fraud

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 4:54 p.m.
 

A Collier man committed bank fraud but didn't conspire with others, a federal jury decided Wednesday.

The 12-person jury deliberated for about five hours before convicting James Lignelli, 59, on three counts of bank fraud but acquitting him on two conspiracy charges after an eight-day trial.

Lignelli was an appraiser who provided false property appraisals in two different mortgage fraud schemes, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Brendan Conway.

U.S. District Judge Terrence McVerry scheduled Lignelli's sentencing for Sept. 26.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Pirates come back to take series from Padres
  2. Starkey: Is this Huntington’s best Bucs team?
  3. U.S. allows ‘purposeful’ cruises to Cuba; Carnival plans trips from Miami in May
  4. Roundup: Wolf names 48 to task force on expanding gas pipelines; Airlines boost on-time rating; more
  5. 92-year-old Rostraver home invasion victim questioned by suspect in court
  6. Longtime bus driver worked hard to the end
  7. Nonprofit finds 529 illegal dump sites in Pittsburgh, 250 more than 2009
  8. Plum board members reach consensus on new elementary school
  9. U.S. job openings stay high, but actual hiring falters in May
  10. Risk for insurers, mutual funds are stronger, IMF claims
  11. Pirates notebook: Kang settling in to comfort zone