Cuyahoga County

Scam artist asks to return to prison; judge says no

1/17/2014 He is a man who bought hundreds of foreclosed homes from banks, forged titles to make them appear more valuable than they really were and sold them at inflated prices.

His real name is Blaine Murphy, he did business as Brice Peters and his business was a dirty one, leaving a trail of more than 200 homes devastated in Slavic Village.

He came to court asking for early release, his lawyer listed goals he wanted to accomplish to help Cleveland that rivaled Mother Teresa.

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