Sat, Apr 07 2012 12:00 PM Posted By: Neal Putnam
A South Bay woman accused of filing more than 50 false deeds on foreclosed homes was returned to the Las Colinas Women's Detention Facility March 26 after her bail was increased to $750,000 and 17 new charges were added to her case.
Dianne “Harmony” Brown, 45, awaits an April 9 preliminary hearing in San Diego Superior Court. She has pleaded not guilty to all charges.
Fifty-five counts allege Brown filed false documents on 31 different residential properties, mostly in Chula Vista and the South Bay, with most of them in the foreclosure process. She rented those properties out to tenants who later discovered Brown didn’t own the homes.
Five counts of burglary have been filed and one charge alleges she was in possession of methamphetamine on Dec. 7, 2011.
Deputy District Attorney Sophia Roach said the new charges include false personation and 14 new counts of filing false documents involving foreclosed homes.
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