LOS ANGELES – A man who used fake cashier checks to purchase property was sentenced to over eight years in prison on Thursday.
Lamar Adams, 46 pleaded guilty to grand theft, identity theft and procuring/offering a false or forged instrument leading to the eight year and four-month prison sentence.
Los Angeles District attorney officials said that Adams attended property auctions and used fake cashier checks to make purchases of homes or other properties.
Through his scheme, he obtained property titles and also received over $500,000 in loans or refunds.
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