(WIBW) - A Leawood, KS man will spend more than 16 years in prison for his role in a mortgage scam.
40-year old Wildor Washington, Jr., was sentenced to 200 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $3.7 million in restitution.
Washington pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy, seven counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering. In his plea, he admitted in 2003 he conspired with other defendants to obtain mortgage loans by submitting inflated property appraisals and other false information to lenders.
Washington pleaded guilty to wire fraud counts involving the sale of properties in the 2400 block of Olive in Kansas City, Mo.; the 4000 block of Virginia in Kansas City, Mo.; the 500 block of Sharon Drive in Liberty, Mo.; the 4600 block of 146th Street in Leawood, Kan.; and the 12400 block of East 58th in Kansas City, Mo.
Co-defendants in this case include:
Kara E. Robinson-Franks, who was sentenced to 36 months.
Scott Alexander, who was sentenced to 12 months and a day
Victoria Bennett, who is set for sentencing April 12, 2010.
Terrence Cole, who is set for sentencing April 12, 2010.
Maurice Ragland, who is set for sentencing April 26, 2010.