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Lawyer charged in mortgage inquiry

Scam involved $1.3m, authorities assert

By Jenifer B. McKim
Globe Staff / December 19, 2009

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State prosecutors say a Marblehead lawyer was behind a million-dollar mortgage hijacking scam in which he set up a phantom company as the mortgage holder on several properties in an effort to falsely gain proceeds from their sale. (Full article: 267 words)

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