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Man who posed as attorney sentenced in real estate fraud case


He was sentenced Friday by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Patrick Marlette. Giacopetti advertised the businesses Legal Aid Services of California and Legal Aid of California online and through Craigslist. Giacopetti was not an attorney, but he posed as ...


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Semantic approach is to add css styling --> Sacto 911 Covering crime, police and courts in the Sacramento region Crime - Sacto 911 Man who posed as attorney sentenced in real estate fraud case By Cathy Locke clocke@sacbee.com (function() { var SB = window.SB.v1; SB.load('UI.ShareBar', function() { SB.UI.ShareBar().init({ 'parent': '#sharebar-story-top', 'withCounts': true }).render(); }); })(); $(document).ready(function () { mi.socialSharingScroll.init(); }); February 16, 2018 05:56 PM A man who posed as an attorney and illegally acted as a foreclosure agent has been sentenced to 12 years in state prison. Dennis Joseph Giacopetti, also known as Dennis Jacopetti, pleaded no contest in January to forgery, grand theft and filing false documentsHe also admitted to an enhancement for aggravated white-collar crime and for commission of a felony while released from custody on another case, according to a Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office news release He was sentenced Friday by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Patrick Marlette. Giacopetti advertised the businesses Legal Aid Services of California and Legal Aid of California online and through CraigslistGiacopetti was not an attorney, but he posed as one to obtain clients, according to the news releaseThrough these false representations, he unlawfully obtained legal fees from multiple victims. jQuery(document).ready(function () { mi.renderNewsletterIframe.init({ container: '#newsletter-signUpWidget', url: 'http://x.email.sacbee.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=177,http://x.email.sacbee.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=184,http://x.email.sacbee.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=188,http://x.email.sacbee.com/ats/url.aspx?cr=663&wu=260' }); }); Never miss a local story. Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. SUBSCRIBE NOW jQuery(document).ready(function () { mi.calltoActionCtrl.init(); }); Giacopetti also filed false legal documents and illegally acted as a foreclosure consultant, the news release said. The case was investigated and prosecuted by the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Real Estate Fraud Unit. 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