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.
Pages 24
Keywords fraud;property;discrimination;law;immigrants;immigration;Russian;Chinese;Housing and Urban Development
Related Links
Related Video
Contest Questionnaires Only members can download contest entry questionnaires! Log in to get access.
Ordering info Want to place an order? Email us or call us at 573-882-3364 (Stories are only available to members of IRE. For membership information, please refer to our membership page)