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TILLAMOOK MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO THEFT AND FORGERY IN MORTGAGE FRAUD TASK FORCE CASE

October 5, 2010

Pablito Diaz Quinon pleaded guilty to aggravated theft and forgery

Attorney General John Kroger today announced a guilty plea in a case prosecuted by the Department of Justice's Mortgage Fraud Task Force.

"The Mortgage Fraud Task Force plays a critical role in combating mortgage fraud committed against homeowners and financial institutions as well," said Deputy Attorney General Mary Williams.

Pablito Diaz Quinon (DOB: 11-18-68) pleaded guilty in Tillamook County Circuit Court on Monday afternoon to one count of Aggravated Theft in the First Degree and one count of Forgery in the First Degree.

Quinon took possession of a residence at 2302 9th St., Tillamook, by mortgage fraud. Quinon also used someone else's Social Security number to file his tax returns.

Quinon has been in jail since July 13. He was sentenced to probation and will be turned over to the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

This case was investigated and prosecuted by the Oregon Department of Justice Mortgage Fraud Task Force. The U.S. Department Housing and Urban and Development Office of Inspector General, Social Security Administration, ICE, Tillamook Police Department, Tillamook County Sheriff's Office and Tillamook County District Attorney's Office assisted with the case.

Senior Assistant Attorney General Jonathan Groux of the Mortgage Fraud Task Force prosecuted the case for the Oregon Department of Justice.

Attorney General John Kroger leads the Oregon Department of Justice. The Department's mission is to fight crime and fraud, protect the environment, improve child welfare, promote a positive business climate, and defend the rights of all Oregonians.

Contact:

Tony Green, (503) 378-6002 tony.green@doj.state.or.us |
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