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Man pleads to fraud in mortgage rescues (access required)

ALEXANDRIA — A Virginia Beach man has admitted to running a scheme in which he took thousands of dollars from homeowners and promised to modify their mortgages, but pocketed the money instead. Sixty-eight-year-old Howard R. Shmuckler pleaded guilty last Tuesday in federal court in Alexandria to six counts of wire fraud. He faces up to 20 ...