Police have arrested a Michigan man on a charge of abusing a corpse at a Toledo funeral home where two relatives of the deceased said they were offered a free funeral and casket for their loved one in exchange for not going to authorities.
Authorities say a Michigan funeral director collected money for prepaid funerals but didn’t put the money into escrow accounts as required by law.
According to the Michigan Attorney General, a former Bay City business manager allegedly embezzled at least $436,000 in pre-paid funeral funds and insurance premiums.
A Roseville funeral director and his wife, accused of spending prepaid funeral dollars on a lavish lifestyle, have been given a deferred sentence.
Owners of a Roseville funeral home who pleaded guilty to bilking clients out of thousands of dollars in pre-paid funeral contracts will be free at least until next month.
Two funeral home owners have pleaded guilty to spending customers’ money instead of putting it in escrow.
The owners of a Roseville funeral home are due back in court Wednesday on charges of scamming families out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Roseville Police detectives are investigating numerous cases of fraud involving the owners of Buehler Funeral Home.