Man faces up to 20 years in prison for mortgage scam

Chris Olwell, Paname City News-Herald The grand jury indicted Maurice Bates for wire fraud in the nick of time, enabling a trial jury  Wednesday to find him guilty of defrauding lenders out of more than $1 million. The indictment was filed Dec. 6, 2011, only seven days before the statute of limitations would’ve expired. Judge […]