Call centers from Florida and New York offered to sell homes in Detroit, lying about the home’s values and selling prices.
Fifty-nine-year-old Rajesh Doshi of Bloomfield Hills pleaded guilty for his role in what federal authorities say is a $19 million health care fraud scheme.
The fraud were linked to a bond offering for the failed movie studio project.
A federal jury in Detroit has convicted the operator of an adult day care center and two home health care company owners in a $29 million Medicare fraud conspiracy.
The suspect, described by Canton police only as a black female, was caught on surveillance footage in two incidents.
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.
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.
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.
An attorney filed suits in Oakland County Circuit court on behalf of 11 patients given unnecessary chemo by Dr. Farid Fata.
The government says the 51-year-old man attempted to influence a juror on behalf of the defendants in a $7 million fraud trial.