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Michigan AG Announces Charges Against 3 Dearborn Men For Racketeering

Fraser police uncovered an illegal sports gambling operation and now the state attorney general’s office is announcing charges against three Dearborn men.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2014

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Woman Charged With Racketeering In Sextortion Case

Federal authorities say a 33-year-office worker tried to blackmail a rich businessman for $100K.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2013

John Zunich - Ellen Zunich (Booking Photo)

Westland Couple Convicted Of Running Multi-County Sports Betting Ring

A Westland couple accused of running a multi-county illegal sports betting operation have issued pleas in the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2013

Luke Davis - Emmanuel Riopelle (Booking Photo)

2 Ex-State Cops Sentenced For Roles In Property Embezzlement Scheme

Two former Michigan State Police lieutenants and a civilian accomplice have been sentenced for their roles in an extensive property embezzlement scheme.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2013

Family Business: 5 Charged In 4-Year Racketeering, Robbery Scheme

Five men suspected in a string of nearly 20 bank robberies and heists over a four-year period in Genesee County are now facing a slew of racketeering and robbery charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/18/2013

Luke Davis (credit: State Attorney General's Office)

Ex-State Cop Convicted In Property Embezzlement Scheme

Investigators say Luke Davis worked with two others to embezzle property and money seized from suspects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/14/2013

Emmanuel Riopelle (Booking Photo)

Mich. State Police Lieutenant Convicted In Theft Scheme

A Michigan State Police lieutenant has reached a plea deal after being accused of stealing property seized during drug operations and other crimes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2013

Lorraine Brown (Booking Photo)

Mortgage Processor Gets Up To 20 Years In Robo-Signing Scheme

The former president of a mortgage document processing company has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison on a racketeering charge in a Michigan case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013

Jeffrey Ripley - Danny Lee VanLiere (Booking Photo)

Men Plead In $9 Million Ponzi Scheme That Targeted Elderly

Two West Michigan men accused of defrauding investors in a $9 million Ponzi scheme have pleaded no contest to racketeering charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/30/2013

Ex -Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.(Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick Asks To Be Released From Prison Until Sentencing

The ex-mayor of Detroit, recently convicted in connection with racketeering, is asking a federal court to release him on bond.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

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