N.H. man guilty in real estate scheme
$2m mortgage plot led to foreclosures
A three-week trial ended in the conviction of New Hampshire man on charges he spearheaded a multimillion-dollar real-estate scheme that cheated homeowners and lenders out of more than $2 million and led to a string of foreclosures in the Boston area. A Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted Joshua Brown, 31, of charges related to the plot this week after a trial that included more than 40 witnesses. Five co-defendants, including several mortgage brokers , already pleaded guilty.