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  1. Farmer loses her composure during cross-examination

    Thursday, Apr 17 2014 10:47 AM

    FRESNO — Defense attorneys for Bakersfield mortgage fraud defendant Julie Farmer rested their case Thursday following hours of intense testimony by the former Crisp & Cole Real Estate office manager, including her brief but dramatic breakdown under withering cross-examination by the lead federal prosecutor.

    Into the early afternoon, Farmer coolly refuted a wide swath of the testimony delivered by prosecution...

  2. Defense witnesses: Farmer had limited authority, was ‘truthful and honest’

    Wednesday, Apr 16 2014 01:43 PM

    FRESNO — Lawyers for Bakersfield mortgage fraud defendant Julie Farmer opened their defense case Wednesday with testimony that the former office manager had limited authority at Crisp & Cole Real Estate, and that she has proved herself honest and...

  3. Prosecution rests in Farmer fraud trial; defense up next

    Tuesday, Apr 15 2014 01:55 PM

    FRESNO — After five days of testimony from more than a dozen witnesses, federal prosecutors rested their case Tuesday against Bakersfield mortgage fraud defendant Julie Farmer.

  4. Account manager: Farmer knew about all sorts of fraudulent activity

    Friday, Apr 11 2014 11:31 AM

    FRESNO — A former loan officer for the mortgage brokerage of Crisp & Cole Real Estate testified Friday that fraud defendant Julie Farmer was aware of four primary methods used by company officials to secure big home loans fraudulently.

Strictly Business

  1. RUSS ALLRED: Easter and business are all about the Peeps

    Wednesday, Apr 16 2014 02:00 PM

    The symbols of this season, the unleavened bread, the bunnies and the eggs, boil down to a celebration of life for a large portion of the people on earth.

  2. PAUL ANDERSON: When spring cleaning, don't forget your finances

  3. STEVEN VAN METRE: Beware -- Uncle Sam can collect on a decades-old debt

  4. ROBIN PAGGI: Effectively handling angry customers

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Real Estate News

  1. Sole trial in Crisp & Cole case set to start

    Saturday, Apr 05 2014 04:00 PM

    The only trial to come out of Bakersfield's $30 million Crisp & Cole Real Estate mortgage fraud case is expected to focus on whether the woman who prosecutors say was the firm's No. 3 person understood what she was doing there was illegal.

  2. Was Jennifer Crisp's 'break of a lifetime' just?

  3. Crisp & Cole defendant gets 6 1/2 years

  4. Report: Slipping home prices won't last

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People in Business

  1. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: SHERYL CHALUPA

    Tuesday, Feb 11 2014 03:57 PM

    SHERYL CHALUPA has been reappointed to the State Compensation Insurance Fund board of directors, where she has served since 2007. Chalupa, president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of South Central...

  2. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: JEANNINE WAITS

  3. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: JENNIFER ESQUIVEL ZAHRY

  4. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: ANTHONY OLIVIERI

  5. PEOPLE IN BUSINESS: Bakersfield Police Department

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