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No Arrests Made Following FBI, Police Search of Newport Offices

Newport Beach police, FBI and the U.S. Secret Service served search warrants at eight businesses Tuesday related to home mortgage fraud and other fraud-related crimes.

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Eight businesses in Newport Beach were searched Tuesday by police, FBI agents and the U.S. Secret Service, but no arrests were made, a police official reported.

The search warrant was served at an office located at 4500 Campus Drive, near  John Wayne Airport about 10 a.m. Tuesday. The search warrant was related to home mortgage fraud and other-fraud related crime and directed at State Trust Legal, Consult Marketing Group, Reputation Enforcement, Legal Research Group/Consult Marketing Group, Remedy Center, Prudent Law Group, Remedy Center Law and Secured Processing Inc., according to police spokeswoman Jennifer Manzella.

"Police personnel collected numerous boxes of paperwork and computers related to the investigation," Manzella said. "No arrests were made. The investigation is still ongoing and will be reviewed by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office."

Manzella said no additional information would be released.

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