Michele Lynne Stewart, a 42-year-old woman, pleaded not guilty on Monday to multiple felony charges alleging that she defrauded First Team Real Estate’s Irvine office of $1.4 million, according to the O.C. Register.
Stewart was arrested on Christmas day. She has been charged with multiple felony counts of forgery and theft, according to MyNewsLA.
There are also nine other defendants who have been charged and are currently listed as fugitives, including Brian Vancleave, Robert Morken, Jennifer Vancleave, Joe Chang, Joon Kim, Rebecca Kim, Tomy Lam, Bryce Jacot and Jimmy Lam. Continue reading