FRESNO, Calif. - The trial is scheduled to begin Tuesday for the only person in the Crisp & Cole mortgage scheme who did not take a plea deal.
Julie Farmer, a former operations manager at Crisp & Cole will go before a federal judge in Fresno regarding her suspected involvement in the fraud.
The jury was seated and opening statements were given.
Prosecutors say members of Crisp & Cole Realty artificially inflated home prices, sold them to fake buyers and skimmed profit off the top from mortgage companies.
Sixth annual run, walk for sickle cell disease
Many local residents hit the pavement Saturday morning for the sixth annual walk and run against sickle cell disease.
CHP: Expect 2-hour closures at Hwy 99 and SR166
Highway 99 is experiencing partial closures due to "failing concrete," according to the California Highway Patrol.
VIDEO: Ill. anchorman says he has months to live
A television news anchorman fighting brain cancer in Illinois has told viewers he has only four to six months to live, but he hopes to work…
13-year-old gone missing near Municipal Airport
A young girl has gone missing in East Bakersfield and the Bakersfield Police Department are asking that you help them find her.