Mortgage Fraud Arrests


SALEM, OR – U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon Dwight C. Holton announced that 39 people in Oregon were charged, pled guilty or sentenced in 32 mortgage fraud cases as part of the nationwide probe called “Operation Stolen Dreams.” Among the defendants were two real estate licensees. Allegations include making false statements and filing false documents to lenders for mortgage loans. (Read More: Oregon Real Estate Agency, Commissioners Bulletin, July 2010)

Jeff Sorg is a co-founder of OnlineEd®, a Web-based vocational school founded in 1997 where he also serves as Corporate Secretary, Chief Operating Officer, and School Director. Sorg holds vocational instructor licenses in Oregon, Washington, California, and Nevada and has authored numerous pre-licensing and continuing education courses. Sorg was awarded the International Distance Education Certification Center’s CDEi Designation for distance education in 2008.

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