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CEO, employees charged with fraud, theft, conspiracy

Original post made on Apr 22, 2013

Former financier William Hogarty was set for a preliminary hearing Monday on an allegation of attacking and threatening his former roommate at his Livermore mansion. Instead, he was led from the courtroom in handcuffs, facing 12 new counts of real estate fraud, three counts of criminal conspiracy and one count of perjury.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, April 22, 2013, 5:51 PM

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Downtown
on Apr 22, 2013 at 6:14 pm

I'm so pleased this is finally all catching up with him. Great reporting. Please continue to update frequently.


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Posted by Member
a resident of another community
on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:27 am

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Ton's more detail in this article versus the local ABC 7 channel - nice work by Glenn Wohltmann and the Pleasanton Weekly Staff!


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Posted by anon
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:47 am

Per his facebook he was just on a weeks vacation with his wife. I see he was able to bail out of santa rita, but his 3 conspirators could not.

He is finally getting what he deserves.


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Posted by Bill
a resident of Country Fair
on Apr 23, 2013 at 4:56 pm

I have seen this man at my gym over the past 15 years. My first impression was that he was a stupid blowhard. I now realize that he was simply a con-man who took advantage of scared homeowners. He will have time to workout in prison.


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Posted by Bolly
a resident of Mission Park
on Apr 23, 2013 at 11:15 pm

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Posted by noname
a resident of Amador Estates
on Apr 24, 2013 at 4:27 pm

it would be a shame if one of the people he scammed had a bad temper and a gun


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Posted by None of the Above
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 24, 2013 at 4:34 pm

@ thenextsecretmillionaire:

Hogarty says in his Channel 7 interview that people had to be current on their mortgages and have a 620 credit score.

Are you saying OF Lending accepted clients who didn't qualify under his own standards?


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Posted by SCAMMED AND CHEATED
a resident of Dublin
on Apr 24, 2013 at 4:39 pm

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Posted by Me
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 24, 2013 at 5:24 pm

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Posted by Judy Jacobs
a resident of Livermore
on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:45 pm

It warms my heart to hear that Hogarty and his entire clan are finally getting what they deserve. I was one of the first people to file claims against OF Lending and his brainless followers. I filed claims with every agency I could, including the DA and the Board of Real Estate. I did a huge amount of research on Hogarty. Unfortunately, it was after he stole $6,000.00 from me in one of his refinance scams. [Portion removed because it contained claims that cannot be verified and derogatory remarks about a private citizen not charged with a crime.]


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Posted by Arnold
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:13 pm

Oh, please stop with the sob stories, Judy. Look at where this state is headed. Now that's something to cry about. No doubt the state spent hard earned taxpayer money in order to frame this hero. What the state is claiming simply doesn't happen in our free enterprise system. People don't need to be corrupt because anyone can be rich if they play by the rules. Judy, that's right, you and your fellow union shills could all be millionaires if you weren't so busy complaining about the free enterprise system. Instead of framing the innocent job-creating hero, the state should be rolling back its laws and regulations -- all meant to crimp the style of freedom seekers like Hogarty and his associates.


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Posted by thenextsecretmillionaire
a resident of another community
on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:34 pm

Hello again,
1st of all I am not Christy Hogarty, and 2nd who are the real crooks?
My point being If people would pay their mortgage payments instead of paying someone else to go to their banker or mortgage holder and asking them to reduce the amount they agreeded to pay. So to me it sounds like William started a business. A business where he took all the embarassment away from the debtor. by going to said debtors banker saying I have this deadbeat who agreeded to a ARM note but since it adjusted they don't feel like making their agreeded payments any longer. So for a fee he explained to the debtor steps they needed to take prior one of his staff aproaching the banker.

So it sounds like William did this ....and when half the people in US heard they all said lets screw the bankers, walk away from our responsibilities...They stopped helping they few who probably needed some help. And now your kids, my kids, and their kids will pay for it. And still are every day this witch hunt continues.

How many Federal and State Tax dollars have been wasted over this issue. Not to mention if 3 or 4 of them go to jail at $40,000 or more per year for a few years.


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Posted by Judy Jacobs
a resident of Livermore
on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:41 pm

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Posted by Judy Jacobs
a resident of Livermore
on Apr 24, 2013 at 10:50 pm

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 24, 2013 at 11:00 pm

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Posted by anon
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 25, 2013 at 7:00 am

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Posted by Seymour Crooks
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 25, 2013 at 9:16 am

Maybe this Hogarty guy should run for County Supervisor or the State Legislature. He would fit right in.


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Posted by william hogarty
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:06 pm

william hogarty is a registered user.

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Posted by XXXXX
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 26, 2013 at 9:17 pm

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Posted by william hogarty
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Apr 26, 2013 at 11:03 pm

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Posted by william hogarty
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on Apr 26, 2013 at 11:05 pm

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As far as designer cloths you are funny. Daily I wear $10 costco shorts and a pollo shirt. Yes I work out daily and eat very healthy and in the end my health has served me well.


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Posted by XXXXX
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 27, 2013 at 4:10 pm

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Posted by william hogarty
a resident of Laguna Oaks
on May 8, 2013 at 7:38 am

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Good morning. My family and I have been silent for the last 2 years as we were un sure as to how to handle all this. First all I am truely sorry for all this. We attempted to help people save their homes and the large banks said no. It was not for a lack of effort. We will go public after the last matter is behind us. It is amazing how alligations and rumors by animious people are looked at as true. For instance, Judy Jacobs, we paid her back and we have the canceled check. For the life of me, I cannot understand so much upset by her when she was paid back. I have the checks in a jpg and more than happy to post if Livermore Patch allows.

I am very sorry for this mess, yet the country is far from clear of the recession and frankly it is because banks wont help people


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on May 12, 2013 at 12:28 am

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on May 12, 2013 at 12:30 am

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