A Bay Area mortgage broker has been charged with conspiring to arrange more than $10 million in fraudulent home loans for clients who included two leaders of the Hells Angels, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. A newly unsealed federal grand jury indictment accuses the motorcycle club leaders, the mortgage broker and five other defendants of taking part in a scheme to defraud banks by falsifying loan applications for real estate in San Francisco and several North Bay communities in 2006 and 2007. The applications misrepresented the borrowers’ incomes, bank balances and employment histories and falsely stated that they would live at the properties, some of which were later used for marijuana growing, the indictment said.
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