Crime

October 22, 2013 6:47 PM

Former Modesto real estate broker pleads guilty to defrauding elderly home owners

The former owner of a Modesto real estate firm pleaded guilty Monday to seven fraud charges in a deal expected to bring eight years in federal prison. James Lee Lankford, 74, who previously owned Century 21-Apollo Realty, signed the plea agreement in late August, but illness delayed a formal resolution until this week.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Ex-convict offers deal to former Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder 01:11

Ex-convict offers deal to former Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder

Driver suspected of DUI crashes in Modesto 01:20

Driver suspected of DUI crashes in Modesto

Woman Breaks Into Home, Starts Fire 01:20

Woman Breaks Into Home, Starts Fire

Ceres police involved in auto wreck 00:31

Ceres police involved in auto wreck

Army Sister Surprises Brother At Graduation 01:42

Army Sister Surprises Brother At Graduation

Central Catholic students receives death threat video 00:16

Central Catholic students receives death threat video

Suspicious items founds at Vintage Faire Mall 00:58

Suspicious items founds at Vintage Faire Mall

Salvation Army keeping its Modesto homeless shelter open year-round 01:28

Salvation Army keeping its Modesto homeless shelter open year-round

Modesto rape victim discusses attack and her attacker 02:54

Modesto rape victim discusses attack and her attacker

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos