Following a two month long investigation by the Salem Police Department, The Oregon Department of Justice, and the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services;Mexican Julian Ruiz, 38 years of age, of Keizer, was arrested about 9:00 this morning by Salem Police Department detectives at River Rd. and Brooklake Rd. NE.
Mexican National Ruiz had been a mortgage loan originator at America One Finance, which has since gone out of business. In 2006, he is alleged to have financed a home in the 900 block of Camelot Dr S for $376,000 using the stolen personal information of a customer. That residence fell into foreclosure in 2007.
In 2008,Mexican Ruiz again allegedly stole another customer’s personal information to finance a home in the 3700 block of Illahe Hill Rd S for $417,000. This home has also since fallen into foreclosure.
Mexican Ruiz was lodged at the Marion County Correctional Facility charged with Mortgage Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft, Aggravated Theft I by Deception, Forgery I, and Issuing a False Financial Statement.