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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

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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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‘Surveyor’ Scam Alert In Royal Oak

Police say a Royal Oak resident was robbed as he talked to a man claiming to be a surveyor for the city.

08/23/2012

Five ATM fraud suspects (credit: Oakland County Sheriff’s Office)

Suspects Sought In ATM Thefts Across 7 Communities

Oakland County Sheriff’s investigators are looking to identify five suspects who made off with half a million dollars from multiple Metro Detroit bank and credit union ATMs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/06/2012

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Man Pays $500 To Bogus Landlord In Suspected Scam

Flint police says a man who thought he was paying a $500 deposit on a rental home he’d found online, instead was scammed by a woman who didn’t own the property.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2012

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Over 2,300 Consumers Energy Customers Fall Victim To Utility Bill Payment Scam

Consumers Energy estimated that more than 2,300 of its customers have sought approximately $1 million as victims of a nationwide utility bill payment scam that surfaced in Michigan earlier this month.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2012

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