Barbara McQuade

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Federal Agencies Target Pipeline Of Heroin, Prescription Meds Coming To Michigan

Federal law enforcers from six states are meeting in Detroit to discuss how to confront the growing abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers.

CBS Detroit–08/26/2015

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‘We Have Power To Prevent Violence,’ Says U.S. Attorney To Teens

Nearly 100 teenagers took part in a Leadership and Safety Summit hosted in partnership with U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade’s office.

CBS Detroit–08/25/2015

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Heroin Discovered In False Bottom Of Suitcase Leads To Conviction For Drug Smuggling

A citizen of Ghana is found guilty of importing more than one kilo of heroin into the United States.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2014

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New Effort To Combat ‘Crisis’ Number Of Detroit Carjackings Announced

The number of carjackings in Detroit greatly outnumber those in L.A. and Cincinnati …

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2014

U.S. Attorney Cracking Down On Scammers Targeting Seniors

Seniors should be reminded that they should never give out their personal information over the telephone or online.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2014

U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade talks to reporters in this file photo. (credit: Sandra McNeil/WWJ) FILE

U.S. Attorney Announces Indictment Of 9 Detroit Gang Members

Nine members of a notorious Detroit street gang are being charged with a variety of crimes including murder and assault.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/22/2014

WWJ Newsradio 950's Pat Sweeting speaks with U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade outside federal court. (Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office)

U.S. Attorney Hopes Kilpatrick Sentence Sends A Message

“We will not tolerate this kind of betrayal of the public trust,” said Barbara McQuade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

Detroit police block the street outside federal court while the Kilpatrick verdict is read inside. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell)

U.S. Attorney McQuade: Kilpatrick Didn’t Lead, He Looted

“Kwame Kilpatrick didn’t lead the city, he looted the city,” said U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, addressing reporters Monday afternoon.


3 Market Owners Arrested In Food Stamp Fraud Sweep

Federal officials have arrested three Detroit area market owners following a food stamp fraud investigation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2012

22 Charged In Metro Detroit, Part Of Massive Medicare Fraud Bust

Nearly two dozen Metro Detroiters have been busted in a nationwide crackdown on Medicare fraud.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/02/2012