A Detroit-area labor activist charged with stealing money from a school district no longer can afford his attorney and wants taxpayers to pay for his defense.
Federal authorities say a Teamsters official took cash while conspiring to make it appear that workers at a fruit-and-vegetable wholesaler belonged to the union.
Federal authorities have accused a former contractor with the Detroit Public Library of bribery in an effort to win a $1.5 million contract.
Eight individuals were indicted by a federal grand jury in Detroit on charges relating to identity theft, United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced Friday.
Federal prosecutors say they have a “staggering amount of evidence” to convict dozens of members of a Detroit-area motorcycle gang, who are accused of a violent criminal enterprise.
A Michigan-based motorcycle gang has been indicted on several crimes, including: murder, drug trafficking, extortion and illegal gambling.
Prosecutors have announced the indictment of four people who are accused of ignoring FDA orders and distributing more than 110,000 pounds of Mexican cheese to five states, including Michigan.
The Highland Park school board member who’s been battling Michigan’s emergency manager law has been charged with embezzling from the financially struggling district.
Highland Park School Board member Robert Davis was indicted by a federal grand jury in Detroit on charges of federal program theft, United States Attorney Barbara McQuade announced Thursday.
Extortion charges have been filed against Michael Grundy, who was entrusted with operating a health care program for low-income, uninsured workers.