A Brooklyn judge has allowed an action to go forward against two attorneys and others who are accused of facilitating a $629,000 mortgage for a waitress who earned less than $25,000 a year.

Plaintiff Portia Joseph alleged Brooklyn attorney Adrian A. Ellis, who represented her in connection with the purchase of a house in Bedford-Stuyvesant in New York City, and Rockland County, N.Y., attorney Joseph Kunstlinger, who appeared on behalf of mortgagor Bank of America, encouraged and directed her to execute fraudulent loan documents.

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