A man was sentenced Friday to a long prison term in a case CBS4 has called “Stolen Homes.” CBS4 Investigator Rick Sallinger exposed the problem more than two years ago.
An unusual trial began this week in Denver court in which a man and his wife are accused of taking over vacant homes and selling them to unsuspecting buyers.
A man charged with stealing homes that are vacant or under foreclosure and then reselling them has been freed from jail.
A woman accused of taking part in a plan to take over homes under foreclosure and then sell them to others has appeared in court.
Another person is now charged in a case involving families prevented from getting into their own homes.
A family is finally back in their home in Littleton after strangers who had been living there finally moved out.
A man accused of stealing homes for profit will face a judge. Alfonso Carrillo is in police custody.
A man accused of repeatedly taking over homes he doesn’t own, then selling or renting them to others, has been indicted by a grand jury.
Two weeks ago a judge ruled in favor of the Donovan family, giving squatters just two days to leave their home. Since then, the squatters have filed a flurry of legal paperwork and have managed to stave off an eviction slated for this week.
An arraignment date has been set for a second person charged in an alleged scheme to occupy homes under foreclosure in Colorado. The homes remain occupied or are sometimes sold or rented.