Racketeering

Kenneth Second

Livonia Man Charged In Senior Citizen Travel Scam

A 44-year-old Livonia man who allegedly scammed over 100 senior citizens into paying for vacations they would never take is facing jail time after being charged with nine felonies.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2012

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick Late On Restitution Payment, Forced To Stay In Michigan

Kilpatrick says he’s not allowed to leave the state this weekend because he was late on the mandatory $500 monthly payment to the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

Sharon Broadway (Booking Photo)

Credit Union Worker Pleads Guilty In $2M Scheme

Prosecutors say 61-year-old Sharon Broadway embezzled $2.1 million from the United Catholic Credit Union in Temperance in Monroe County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

Woman Gets Jail Time In Funeral Embezzlement Case

A Michigan woman will be spending the next seven to 20 years behind bars for embezzling more than $400,000 from customers of her Bay County funeral home business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

Charles Sanders Jr. and Kevin Sargent. (Courtesy: Michigan Department of Attorney General)

Ex-Cop, City Employee Plead Guilty In Illegal Gambling Case

A former Flat Rock police officer and a Trenton city worker have plead guilty to running an illegal sports betting operation while working on city time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/12/2012

Plastic pallets the four suspects allegedly stole from industrial yards in southeast Michigan and then resold through legitimate and illegitimate businesses. (Courtesy: Michigan Attorney General)

Four Charged In Organized Crime Crackdown

Four Michigan residents have been charged with multiple crimes in connection to an alleged organized crime operation targeting industrial areas of southeast Michigan, Attorney General Bill Schuette announced Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2012

Charles Sanders Jr. and Kevin Sargent. (Courtesy: Michigan Department of Attorney General)

2 Downriver City Employees Charged With Racketeering In Sports Betting Operation

A police officer and public works employee from Detroit’s southwestern suburbs have been charged in connection with an illegal gambling operation involving bets on pro and college football.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2012

Funeral Home Manager Charged With Racketeering, Embezzlement

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/06/2011

Kwame Kilpatrick’s Cousin Gets Probation In Theft

A cousin of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick faces sentencing in her racketeering and embezzlement case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/22/2011

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Ex-Pontiac Fire Chief Charged With Accepting Bribes

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says a two year investigation shows Hawkins allegedly took $1,000 in exchange for allowing a bar to stay open despite code violations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/15/2011

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