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Dr. Farid Fata

Cancer Doc Wants Feds To Keep Hands Off Email

The government says Fata used a Hotmail account to execute his alleged crimes, including inquiring about a $3 million castle in Lebanon, his native country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2014

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Avid Sailor Sent To Prison For $2.8 Million Fraud

A former Detroit-area lawyer has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for illegally obtaining nearly $2.8 million that belonged to his firm or clients.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2014

SSA Inspector General Patrick O'Carroll (credit: Beth Fisher/WWJ)

Michigan Human Services Partners With SSA To Spurn Disability Fraud

The Social Security Administration announced a partnership with the Michigan Department of Human Services in a cooperative effort to crack down on disability fraud in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2014

Dr. Farid Fata

Cancer Doctor Who Misdiagnosed Patients Hit With Multiple Civil Lawsuits

An attorney filed suits in Oakland County Circuit court on behalf of 11 patients given unnecessary chemo by Dr. Farid Fata.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2014

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Rochester Hills Man Gets Nearly 3 Years For Jury Tampering

The government says the 51-year-old man attempted to influence a juror on behalf of the defendants in a $7 million fraud trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

Marti Schrauben (Booking Photo)

Michigan Funeral Home Director Sentenced To Prison For Fraud

The former director of an Ionia funeral home is heading to jail for up to four years after stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

Police would like to question this man in connection with a series of fraudulent car sales. (Credit/MSP)

Con Man Targeting Craigslist Car Buyers To Sell Stolen Cars

Police are searching for a suspect in connection with a series of fraudulent car sales to people answering ads primarily on Craigslist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2014

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Former Wayne County Official Gets Prison Time For Kickbacks

Michael Grundy will spend seven-and-a-half years in federal prison

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2014

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Feds: Tutoring Fraud Case Involves $6M In Federal Funds For Detroit, Highland Park Students

A civil complaint says the former Detroit Public Schools administrator inputted false pre-test scores, created fake individualized learning plans and forged signatures from parents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014

Dr. Farid Fata

Cancer Doc Wants Fraud Trial Moved From Detroit Area

Attorneys for Dr. Farid Fata say publicity about the case has poisoned the jury pool.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/03/2014

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