Alleged conveyancer Marina Loprese alleged to have stolen title to $2 million Black Rock property

Alleged conveyancer Marina Loprese alleged to have stolen title to $2 million Black Rock property
Alleged conveyancer Marina Loprese alleged to have stolen title to $2 million Black Rock property

A Melbourne woman has faced court accused of passing herself off as a conveyancer to transfer property into her own name.

Marina Loprese, 56, is charged with 159 offences dating from 2015, including allegations she stole the title to a $2 million Black Rock property and made and used false documents to transfer it into her name.

The Derrimut woman's case came before Melbourne Magistrates' Court today, is also accused of making false documents including bank statements and lease agreements to obtain false mortgages from AET Corporate Trust and Advantage Financial Services.

Between March 2016 and May last year Loprese dishonestly obtained $1.526 million by deception, police allege.

It's alleged she falsely lodged exemptions with Victoria's State Revenue Office in the name of multiple conveyancing clients, allowing her to keep money paid to her by clients who intended the funds to cover the stamp duty on land transfers.

The consumer watchdog issued a public warning about Loprese, who also allegedly used the names Marina Dawson and Marina Dankovic, operating under the name Marina's Conveyancing.

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