Howell Insurance Agent Accused Of Embezzling $375K From Clients Heads To Circuit CourtA Howell insurance agent who is accused of taking more than $375,000 of her clients’ money between 2015 and 2019 was recently bound over to circuit court on charges of embezzlement and conducting a criminal enterprise, among other felonies.
Former Prosecutor Arraigned For Obstruction Of JusticeA former Macomb County prosecutor Eric Smith is charged in a kickback scheme to get money from his re-election account.
GM Cleared from Corruption By Federal ProsecutorsAs reported by the Detroit News, federal prosecutors told General Motors they would no longer be the target in their investigation of the United Auto Workers.
UAW Former President Charged With Embezzlement In Federal InvestigationFederal prosecutors say he embezzled more than $1 million from the auto worker's union.
Michigan Mom Arrested, Charged With EmbezzlementPolice say Rikki Varieur stole more than $30,000 from the Wyandotte Warrior Hockey Association.
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.