2011 Connecticut Code
Title 53 Crimes
Chapter 948 Frauds and False Pretenses
Sec. 53-379b. Judgment liens in residential mortgage fraud. Restitution.

      Sec. 53-379b. Judgment liens in residential mortgage fraud. Restitution. (a) All real and personal property of every kind used or intended for use in the course of, derived from or realized through an act of residential mortgage fraud may be subject to a judgment lien in favor of the state to secure any fine levied against a person convicted of mortgage fraud. Such judgment lien shall comply with the provisions of section 52-380a or 52-355a and shall be subordinate to any security interest in the property recorded prior to the date on which such lien is recorded.

      (b) In addition to the penalty prescribed under section 53-379a, courts may order restitution to any person that has suffered a financial loss due to any act or acts constituting residential mortgage fraud.

      (c) In the absence of fraud, bad faith or malice, a person shall not be subject to an action for civil liability for filing reports or furnishing other information regarding suspected residential mortgage fraud under section 53-379a to a regulatory or law enforcement agency.

      (P.A. 09-207, S. 2.)

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