Monday, Sep 21, 2015

Tip of the iceberg

Mail: Lying mortgage broker claimed he was a £150,000-a-year finance chief to get the loans to build his six-bedroom £1million dream home

Marcus Copeland inflated annual income to nearly £150,000 for mortgage; House included six bedrooms, a three-storey roof terrace and a TV room; 44-year-old also gave clients false wage slips so they could obtain loans; Copeland admitted seven charges including fraud and false representation.

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1. judgandury said...

This guy borrowed 450K on a 1.5 million house and made all the payments on time. Bit naughty but haven't the police got something better to do?

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:49AM Report Comment

2. clockslinger said...

Amazing. This minnow facesthefull weight of the law. The bigger fish get a bonus or a lordship.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 07:25PM Report Comment

3. icarus said...

@2 - "A banker interviewed about this case had 'no comment' on whether such liar-loan enablers should be prosecuted".

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 07:48PM Report Comment

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015 10:06PM Report Comment

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