Home Sweet Sold: Man Accused Of Selling Residence Without Owners Knowledge

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Source: MEGA; Newton police

Aug. 2 2022, Published 11:14 a.m. ET

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A man sold a person’s home from under them without their knowledge, and now he faces a litany of charges, police said.

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Last week, police in Newtown, Connecticut, announced the arrest of Edwin Robert Lewis.

Police said they conducted a lengthy investigation into the sale of a home. A homeowner found their residence was sold and the paperwork of the sale was filed with the town.

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Investigators did not say how much the home sold for.

Lewis was identified as the fraudulent seller and he was arrested.

Authorities charged Lewis with second-degree money laundering, first-degree identify theft, first-degree larceny and other charges. He was released after posting $150,000 bond.


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