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Former realtor and mortgage exec charged with fraud

Original post made on Feb 27, 2012

A former Realtor and mortgage company executive has been charged with scamming more than 20 renters in Walnut Creek, Antioch and Brentwood. Alfonso Salazar searched for empty foreclosed homes in Contra Costa County, according to District Attorney Mark A. Peterson. He would post a note on the door claiming ownership unless someone objects, Petersen said, adding Salazar changed locks and ran Craigslist ads.

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Comments (3)

Posted by Doug, a resident of another community
on Feb 27, 2012 at 6:12 pm

I hope he is put in jail for a long time with Big Bubba

Posted by Theresa N Vista Grande Parent, a resident of Vista Grande Elementary School
on Feb 28, 2012 at 11:36 am

That is just messed up. Not only do I hope they throw the book at him but I feel badly for the people he rented to. Not only are they out of the money they used for rent but more importantly they don't have a house to live in now. He should have to let some of these people live in his house rent free while he is in Prison.

Posted by Citizen Paine, a resident of Danville
on Feb 28, 2012 at 11:48 am

What a surprise that he was previously employed by Countrywide -- talk about working both sides of the street!

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