CONCORD, N.H. -- Eight people have been indicted in a mortgage fraud scheme that allegedly defrauded the Dime Savings Bank of New York out of more than $13 million, state and federal officials said Wednesday.

The eight, all principals in a New Hampshire construction company or licensed real estate agents, allegedly conspired to defraud the bank by using falsified applications to get mortgage loans for purchasers of homes at a new development.

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