Regina Taylor, former clerk pertaining to the Cook County Recorder of Deeds accepted a $200 cash entice in exchange for preparing along with agreeing to record some sort of back-dated deed on an Walnut Park home, based on a federal indictment declared today.
Regina Tayor accepted any bribe from someone who purportedly wanted to add a relatives name to a back-dated action of a residence within Oak Park good indictment. Unbeknownst to Taylor, the person she sold your back-dated deed to was really an undercover law enforcement representative, the indictment states.
The indictment ended up being returned Thursday inside U.S. Region Court in Chicago, illinois. It charges Taylor, Fifty nine, of Chicago, with one count involving mail fraud as well as counts of insert fraud.? Taylor will be arraigned prior to U.S. Centre Judge Sara L. Ellis regarding Sept. 24, 2015, during 10:00 a new.m.
According to the indictment, Taylor presented and agreed to prepare back-dated deeds and untrue quit claim title that added your purported relative to the particular deed of the Maple Park property, that is allegedly owned by three deceased individuals.? Taylor shared with the undercover agent they usually charges $500 to arrange and record the actual fraudulent documents in addition to back-dated deeds, but which in this instance she had been willing to charge simply $200, the indictment states.
Taylor redirected the undercover agent to not ever tell anyone around the deceased individuals within the back-dated deed, according to the indictment.? Your lover then prepared a fraudulent quit claim title and back-dated it through 18 months, confirming your purported relative as a grantee.? After giving the fraudulent quit lay claim deed to the undercover professional to get stamped for the Village of Oak wood Park, the undercover representative gave Taylor $200 in dollars, according to the indictment.? Taylor further redirected the undercover agent to bring back the stamped copy of the fraudulent back-dated deed so that Taylor could file it at the Office of the Cook County Recorder of Deeds, using the indictment.
The indictment was announced simply by Zachary T. Fardon, United States Law firm for the Northern Location of Illinois; and also John A. Brown lightly, Acting Special Agent-in-Charge of your Chicago Office from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The mail fraudulence charge carries a top sentence of Many years in prison, a $250,Thousand.00 fine together with mandatory restitution.? Each add up of wire deception is punishable by a top sentence of 18 years in prison and a highest possible fine of $250,One thousand or twice the particular gross gain or perhaps gross loss resulting from the offense, whichever is greater.? If convicted, the Court must implement a reasonable sentence in federal sentencing statutes plus the advisory United States Sentencing Guidelines.
The consumer is reminded that the indictment contains only charges and is not evidence of guilt.? The defendant is usually presumed innocent and is particularly entitled to a fair trial run at which the government possesses the burden of indicating guilt beyond a practical doubt.