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Winans Scion Gets Nearly 14 Years In Prison

A member of the gospel music Winans family has been sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for an $8 million financial scam.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013

Gospel Music Scion Faces Prison For $8M Fraud

Prosecutors have recommended at least 12 1/2 years in prison for a member of gospel music’s Winans family whose $8 million bond scam involved more than 1,000 people.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2013

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Thieves Pose As Water Workers In Bloomfield Twp.

Bloomfield Township police are warning residents about a door-to-door scam.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2013

Police Search For Trio Who Pulled Off Valentine’s Day Scam

Police in Roseville are investigating a Valentine’s Day scam that was anything but “sweet.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/16/2013

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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

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Man Pleads Guilty In $2.6M Prison Legal Aid Scam

A southeastern Michigan man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud, two years after being accused of stealing $2.6 million from thousands of prisoners and their family members nationwide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

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Gov’t Warns Citizens About DEA Scam

The Drug Enforcement Administration is warning people about criminals posing as DEA against or police to scam citizens out of money.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/01/2012

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Funeral Director Blames Ex For Burial Fund Foul-Up

An ex-Michigan funeral director, who received probation for mishandling $13,000 received for prepaid burials, is blaming his ex-wife for failing to put the cash into escrow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/10/2012

8 Indicted After Identity Theft, Unemployment Benefits Scam Busted

Eight individuals were indicted by a federal grand jury in Detroit on charges relating to identity theft, United States Attorney Barbara L. McQuade announced Friday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/13/2012

Roseville Police Officer Andrew Berger puts crime scene tape across the site where a tipster reported to police that the body of former Teamster's union boss Jimmy Hoffa may be buried September 27, 2012 in Roseville, Michigan. The former Teamster's president disappeared from a restaurant parking lot in Bloomfield Township, Michigan in 1975. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Hoffa Dig Leads To Scam Attempts In Roseville

Could Jimmy Hoffa’s body be buried in your backyard? Likely not, but scam artists in Roseville would have you believe it.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2012

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