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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

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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

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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

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Scam Alert: Thief Poses As DTE Energy Employee

Sterling Heights police say a resident was scammed out of hundreds of dollars over the phone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/20/2013

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Feds Want $44.5M In Restitution In Bravata Case

Federal prosecutors want a Detroit-area investment manager and his son to pay $44.5 million in restitution for a real-estate scheme that crashed during the recession.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/26/2013

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Phone Scammers Posing As Michigan State Police

The scammer tells the caller that there is a warrant for their arrest and to avoid being picked up by the police, they must pay a fine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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Detroit Man Arrested In Apparent Bottle Return Scam

Kroger’s fraud investigators told police the man and another suspect are responsible for over $2,000 in fraudulent bottle returns.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013

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Conferences Aim To Protect Senior Citizens From Theft, Fraud

Two conferences are coming to metro Detroit next week to help prevent theft and fraud against senior citizens.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2013

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Police: Woman Loses Money In Quest For Monkey

Police in Battle Creek have advised a woman that she shouldn’t expect to see a monkey, or her money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2013

Police are looking to identify these people in connection with multiple quick-change crimes in Howell. (Courtesy: Livingston County Sheriff's Department)

Cops Search For Quick-Change Con Artist

Police are looking for the crook who pulled off quick-change scams at at least two businesses in Livingston County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2013

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