Bend couple on their way to prison in real estate scam



KLAMATH FALLS, Ore.- A Bend couple is going to prison in connection with a scheme that ripped off almost $6 million from real estate investors. 49 year old Tamara Sawyer,
a former real estate broker, was sentenced to nine years in prison yesterday in Eugene. Her husband, 60 year old former Bend Police Captain Kevin Sawyer, was sentenced to two years. And, they were both sentenced to five years of supervised release and ordered to pay $5.8 million in restitution to the more than 30 victims.