Former Credit Union Teller Charged With Embezzlement After Allegedly Withdrawing $24K From Elderly CustomerA former teller at Michigan First Credit Union has been charged with two counts of Embezzlement from a Financial Institution – a 20-year felony – for allegedly withdrawing a total of $24,000 from the account of a 92-year-old customer.
UAW Bolsters Financial Controls After Embezzlement ScandalThe United Auto Workers union has replaced its auditing firm, added four internal auditors and has hired a big accounting firm to study its financial controls in an effort to prevent embezzlement and bribery discovered in a federal probe of the union.
Former Jackson Investment Advisor Who Stole $700K From Clients Pleads No Contest To RacketeeringMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Tuesday a 70-year-old former Jackson-based investment advisor charged with stealing $700,000 from his clients pleaded no contest Friday to one felony count of Conducting a Criminal Enterprise (CCE) before Jackson County Circuit Court Judge Thomas Wilson. Robert Byrkit Morley, Jr., was originally charged with one count of CCE and 29 counts of felony embezzlement.
5 Years In Prison For Priest Who Stole Thousands In OwossoThe Rev. David Fisher was sentenced Friday and ordered to repay $127,000.
Ex-Director Of Hindu Temple Pleads Guilty To EmbezzlingHe initially faced 37 felony counts, but under a plea agreement, three dozen of the charges were dropped.
Man Gets Jail In Theft From Fundraiser For Fallen OfficerThe former president of a motorcycle club pleaded no contest to stealing money from a fundraiser for a police officer who was killed in the line of duty.
21-Year-Old Ex-Township Deputy Treasure Gets Probation For EmbezzlementBrendan Humeniak allegedly used property tax deposits to pay his personal bills.
Mental Health CEO Who Hired Fortuneteller Gets PrisonThe head of a southwestern Michigan mental health agency has learned his future: at least 32 months in prison for using public money to hire a fortuneteller.
State Steps Up To Protect Credit Union Members After CFO's Alleged $20 Million EmbezzlementInvestigators are still trying to learn the full extent of the crime and how the scheme remained undetected.
Credit Union CFO Turns Self In To Police Claiming He Stole $20 MillionMichael LaJoice walked into the Pontiac office of the OCSD and made a statement to detectives that he committed an embezzlement of approximately $20 million.
Authorities: Credit Union Employee Turns Self In, Says He Embezzled $20 MillionAuthorities say a man walked into the offices of a Michigan sheriff's department and told investigators he embezzled $20 million over a 12-year period from a credit union.
Woman Sent To Prison For Stealing $1.9M From Credit Union"I stole a lot of money, and I knew it was very wrong, and I was not raised that way."
3 Months In Jail For Woman Who Stole From Michigan Summer CampPeggy Thompson says she couldn't pay her bills so she helped herself to money at Camp Fish Tales.
Michigan State Police Raid Dearborn City Clerk's OfficeA Dearborn city office has by raided by Michigan State Police in connection with an embezzlement investigation.
Priest's Allies Say His Good Works Outweigh His Embezzlement CrimesProsecutors are seeking a three-year prison sentence, saying probation would be a "gentle wrist-slap."