Anthony Carta (credit: Michigan Attorney General's Office)

Man Accused Of Using Religion To Pull Off Scam Pleads Guilty

Charges include conducting a criminal enterprise, which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2015

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Police Warn Residents After Bloomfield Woman Loses $5,000 In IRS Scam

“The power of the internet and other technology allows criminals to easily create the illusion that they know more than they do.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014


Local Residents Warn Of Fake IRS Phone Scam

Yvonne Lesiak said that she received a voicemail on her home phone from someone claiming to be with the IRS, telling her she owed money and that they would file suit against her.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2014

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Royal Oak Police Warn Residents Of Scammers Posing As Water Department Workers

Police in Royal Oak are looking for at least two men posing as water department workers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/02/2014

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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.


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Feds: Tutoring Fraud Case Involves $6M In Federal Funds For Detroit, Highland Park Students

A civil complaint says the former Detroit Public Schools administrator inputted false pre-test scores, created fake individualized learning plans and forged signatures from parents.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2014


Oakland County Residents Targeted In Jury Duty Scam

“I’m completely outraged. I cannot believe that anyone would take advantage of any citizen, especially in the name of jury duty,” said Oakland County Chief Judge Nanci Grant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

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Detroit Man Charged With Using Religion To Pull Off Mortgage Scam

A Detroit man is accused of using religion to gain the confidence of people with mortgage problems and steal more than $300,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2014

Judge OKs Plea Deal In $50M Ponzi Scheme

A judge has accepted a new plea deal from a Detroit-area financial manager who helped the government prosecute his partner in a real estate scheme that ended with nearly $50 million in losses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2014


Scam Bilks Farmington Hills Man Out Of Nearly $4K

A Farmington Hills man was swindled out of nearly four-thousand dollars by someone claiming to be with the IRS.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2014