Tulsa Suspect In Rental Scheme Bonds Out Of Jail

Wednesday, May 20th 2009, 12:40 pm
By: News On 6

Editor's note: The State dismissed Count 2 against Remington in June of 2009. On June 25, 2012, Judge James Caputo ordered Count 1 dismissed with prejudice. The judge ordered Remington's record with regard to Count 1 be expunged, since Remington had satisfied the conditions set out by the court after pleading no contest.

Order of Expungement


TULSA, OK -- A Tulsa man charged with two felonies in what prosecutors call a scheme to defraud tenants has been arrested and released. 

The arrest comes after an investigation by News On 6 crime reporter Lori Fullbright in February.

According to people Fullbright interviewed in her story, 35-year-old Mike Remington was gaining access to empty, foreclosed homes and renting them to unsuspecting tenants.

2/10/2009  Related Story: The News On 6 Investigates: Renter Beware 

Tulsa County prosecutors filed two felony counts of obtaining money by false pretense or con against Remington on Monday.

5/18/2009 Related story: Man Charged In Foreclosure, Rental Scheme

He was booked into the Tulsa County jail Tuesday morning and released on bond early Tuesday evening.