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Puerto Rico Man Sentenced To 21 Months In Prison For Mortgage Fraud

SAN JUAN, P.R. – Alejandro E. Mayendía-Blanco was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Francisco A. Besosa to serve 21 months of imprisonment for mortgage fraud, five years of supervised release, a fine of $50,000, and an order for restitution of $98,666, announced United States Attorney for the District of Puerto Rico, Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez. Mayendía-Blanco had plead guilty on August 12, 2016.

Alejandro E. Mayendía-Blanco was arrested on May 29, 2015, on charges of defrauding First Equity Mortgage Bankers, Inc. (FEBMI) in connection with a loan application. On October 3, 2008, the defendant participated in a real estate transaction as the seller of real property located in San Juan, PR.