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Former Rolesville attorney faces mortgage fraud charge

Posted March 24, 2010 2:09 p.m. EDT
Updated March 24, 2010 5:39 p.m. EDT

— A Rolesville attorney has agreed to plead guilty to a federal mortgage fraud charge, according to federal court records.

Amy Robinson tricked investors into believing they were part of a home rehabilitation investment plan, federal court documents state. She worked as a closing attorney and is accused of misrepresenting settlement papers to lenders, the documents state.

Robinson was disbarred in 2008, and she admitted her role in the scheme, according to North Carolina State Bar records.

She is scheduled to plead guilty in May.