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

Nneka Cheeks (AP Photo/Michigan Attorney General)

Ex-Mayor’s Cousin Pleads In Embezzlement Case

A cousin of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has pleaded guilty to racketeering and embezzlement in the theft of nearly $20,000 from a mayoral mansion restoration bank account.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2011

Nneka Cheeks (AP Photo/Michigan Attorney General)

Kwame Kilpatrick’s Cousin To Stand Trial

Nneka Cheeks will stand trial for embezzlement in the theft of nearly $20,000 from the Manoogian Mansion restoration fund.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/19/2011

Nneka Cheeks (AP Photo/Michigan Attorney General)

Kilpatrick’s Cousin Ordered To Repay Manoogian Fund

A judge says Nneka Cheeks must pay back the money she allegedly stole from the Manoogian Mansion Restoration, plus damages.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2011

State Attorney Gen. Bill Schuette announce charges against NNeka Kafi Cheeks (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell, File).

Cousin Of Kilpatrick Charged With Embezzlement

Racketeering and embezzlement charges have been announced against a cousin of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2011

Detroit Market, Three People Charged In Food Stamp Fraud

A Detroit market and three people have been charged in a scheme to milk the food stamp program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2011

State Employee Faces Racketeering Charges

A state employee is facing felony charges on accusations that he used the state’s money to buy himself carpeting and chairs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2011