Detroit Schools Again Get Inspector General To Combat FraudThe move was ordered in wake of a federal investigation into bribery and kickbacks that ensnared a dozen principals and an administrator.
Current, Former Detroit Principals Charged In Bribery CaseThe U.S. Attorney's office has charged 12 current and former Detroit Public Schools principals, one district administrator and a long-time vendor with conspiracy to commit bribery in school supply kickback schemes.
Second Defendant Sentenced In Traffic Ticket Bribery SchemeAn acquaintance of a former Detroit court clerk will spend six months in jail as part of his two-year probation for his role in a scheme that exchanged cash for dismissing traffic tickets.
Ex-Detroit Court Clerk, Acquaintance Accept Responsibility In Bribes CaseOver a two-year period the pair forged dismissals of traffic tickets, fines and citations in the name of 36th District Court judges.
Man Who Worked At Federal Prison Accused Of Taking BribesHe's also accused of accepting money to try to get a prisoner transferred.
Detroit-Area Gambler Faces Sentence In Toledo Sports BriberySeven Toledo basketball and football players got money and other gifts to alter their play in games a decade ago.
3 More Probation Sentences In Toledo Sports Bribery ProbeThe judge said chose probation because the men have no additional criminal record and the point-shaving scandal happened a decade ago.
Former Detroit Officer Sentenced In Identity Theft CaseAuthorities say cash bribes were used to get fraudulent police reports on credit card transactions to help improve credit scores for clients of a consulting company.
Former Detroit Library Chief Admin Pleads Guilty To Bribery, Conspiracy ChargesForty-seven-year-old Timothy Cromer faces up to 15 years in prison when he's sentenced.
Ferguson's Kids Plead For Leniency In Court FilingThe attorney for Detroit businessman Bobby Ferguson is asking a federal judge for no more than ten years in prison on his city corruption convictions.
Wayne County IT Director Sentenced For Bribery And Extortion A former top Wayne County official has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for obstructing an FBI bribery and extortion probe.
Ex-Pontiac Councilman Sentenced In Bribery CaseA former Pontiac city councilman who pleaded guilty to accepting bribes has been sentenced to two years and two months in prison.