The Immigrant Express

Number 19460
Subject Real Estate
Source News-Journal (Daytona Beach, Fla.)
State FL
Year 2002
Publication Date Feb. 3, 7, March 21, April 4, May 15, Sept. 27, Oct. 30
Summary The News-Journal sheds light on a real-estate scam in Palm Coast, in which brokers overcharged recent immigrants for local houses. Using fake job ads in foreign-language newspapers, the brokers steered Russian, Chinese and Spanish-speaking immigrants into spending their life savings for high-priced homes.
Category
Pages 24
Keywords fraud;property;discrimination;law;immigrants;immigration;Russian;Chinese;Housing and Urban Development
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