FBI Raids: Three Locations Targeted By Agents In Latest Round Of Raids

Published: Dec. 11, 2008 at 3:10 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 12, 2008 at 4:03 PM EST
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Cuyahoga County, OH - Three locations targeted by Federal Agents Thursday morning in the latest round of raids to hit our area.

The first target - Realty Corporation of America. (Read more about Realty Corporation of America HERE)

The FBI confirms this is in regards to mortgage fraud cases.

Company President Tony Viola tells 19 Action News Reporter Paul Orlousky says he's cooperating fully.

Cleveland Police, Cuyahoga County Sheriffs Deputies, postal inspectors and FBI Agents are all on scene.

FBI spokesman Scott Wilson says the search is unrelated to an ongoing investigation of possible corruption in Cuyahoga County government. Wilson would not say what prompted the search.

Inside the company's office, FBI agents and Cleveland police loaded materials into boxes.

Two Beachwood locations were also raided.

One of the raided locations is residential while the other appears to be a business in Beachwood.

The Associated Press contributed material to this report.