Racketeering

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Former Detroit Officer Sentenced In Identity Theft Case

Authorities say cash bribes were used to get fraudulent police reports on credit card transactions to help improve credit scores for clients of a consulting company.

CBS Detroit–01/30/2015

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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

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