Four people have appeared in court charged with fraudulently obtaining mortgages after an investigation by the West Midlands Police’s Economic Crime Unit.
The three women and one man appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court on Monday charged with a number of offences relating to mortgage fraud and money laundering.
Ravinder Sira, aged 46, of Buttell Road, Alvechurch, is charged with conspiracy to defraud mortgage lenders, two counts of money laundering and two counts of retaining a wrongful credit.
Satvinder Sira, 35, of Rosefield Road, Smethwick, faces a charge of conspiracy to defraud mortgage lenders.
Wendy Jackson, aged 44, of Northeast Terrace, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, is charged with conspiracy to defraud mortgage lenders, fraudulently obtaining a mortgage by false representation and money laundering.
Howard Davies, 49, of Bramley Drive, Hollywood, Birmingham, is charged with conspiracy to defraud mortgage lenders, one count of money laundering and one count of failing to disclose money laundering.
The four spoke only to confirm their name and addresses. They have been sent for trial at Birmingham Crown Court on March 7.