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Florida: Man Accused of Quincy Real Estate Fraud is Apprehended

A man who was sought in connection with an alleged real estate fraud in Quincy was apprehended in Florida. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 67-year-old Scott J. Wolas was arrested Friday in Delray Beach. Wolas is accused by criminal complaint with wire ...

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A man who was sought in connection with an alleged real estate fraud in Quincy was apprehended in Florida. The U.SAttorney’s Office says 67-year-old Scott JWolas was arrested Friday in Delray Beach. Wolas is accused by criminal complaint with wire fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with the proposed development of the former Beachcomber Bar property and the adjoining lot in Quincy. Court documents allege that from at least 2009 through 2016 he operated a real estate business known as Increasing Fortune, Incand worked as a licensed real estate agent for Century 21 using the name Eugene Grathwohl. He is accused of collecting more than $1.5 million from at least 19 investors allegedly promising to pay out at least 125 percent of the profits related to the single-family home construction. However, a week before Wolas was scheduled to close on the Beachcomber property he left Quincy and ceased all contact with his then-girlfriend, his co-workers, and his investors. It was then discovered that Grathwohl was actually Wolas, a former lawyer who was charged with fraud and grand larceny in New York, and a fugitive since 1997. Wolas made an initial appearance in the U.SDistrict Court in the Southern District of Florida (West Palm Beach Division) on Friday. He is expected to appear in federal court in Boston at a later date.   Advertising (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); About Dan McCready Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel. Listen Live, 24-7, Online! Having Trouble Listening? Click Here for Our 2nd Stream 40 Years as The South Shore’s Radio Station Craft Spirits Tasting at Plimouth Plantation: Saturday, April 29th WATD’s Live On Air Inbox Advertising // Upcoming WATD Live Remote BroadcastsMore to be Announced — Check Back Soon!South Shore Community Events Dave Skill Flashback Music Specials Snowfall Reports Like WATD-FM on FacebookFollow WATD on Instagram Join The WATD Listener Club Join The WATD Listener Club Email: For Email Marketing you can trust About WATD-FM WATD is one of those seemingly impossible ideas which actually worked and has now endured for over three full decadesThe idea for the station in Marshfield emerged as the result of a prospecting trip Carol and Edward Perry made in December of 1972.Click here to learn more...  |  |  WordPress Powered Website - ACTSmart, Inc --> About Arras WordPress Theme

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