Scott, Nicole
March 2014
Nevada Law Journal;Spring2014, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p640
The article focuses on the on split in the application of Mandatory Victims Restitution Act of 1996 (MVRA) by circuit court to mortgage fraud crimes and difference in the formula of mortgage fraud restitution. Topics discussed include directive to courts and restitution under MVRA, court disagreement on the right restitution calculation, and amendments to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines. A comparison of various foreclosure deficiency statutes is also presented.


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