Police: Serial Burglar Targeting Homes Of The Recently DeceasedAuthorities are searching for a man who appears to be targeting the homes of people who have recently died or were at a funeral for a relative.
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Ex-Funeral Home Employee Pleads In EmbezzlementA former Michigan funeral home employee who authorities say embezzled nearly $500,000 from 2008 through 2010 has reached a plea deal.
Woman Gets Jail Time In Funeral Embezzlement CaseA Michigan woman will be spending the next seven to 20 years behind bars for embezzling more than $400,000 from customers of her Bay County funeral home business.
Funeral Director Blames Ex For Burial Fund Foul-UpAn 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.
$80,000 Settlement Reached Over Dropped CasketAn $80,000 settlement has been reached with a West Michigan funeral home following a claim that a woman's casket was dropped, sending her body tumbling onto the ground.
Ohio Judge Sentences Mich. Man In Corpse Abuse CaseAn Ohio judge has sentenced a Michigan man to one year in prison after he was found guilty of sexually abusing a dead woman's body when he worked at a funeral home.
Gunshot Wound Goes Unnoticed On Dead Detroit ManA gunshot wound went unnoticed on the body of a 59-year-old Detroit man until a funeral home prepared to embalm the body, hampering a police investigation into the death.
Cremated Remains Found In Basement To Be BuriedThe remains of more than 100 people were found overall, and Roseville Police Detective Mark Pratt spent more than a year tracking down their families. He was unable to locate relatives for about 40.
Funeral Home Employee Charged With Fondling Dead BodyA Temperance, Michigan man has been indicted in Ohio on an abuse of a corpse charge following accusations that he fondled a dead woman's body when he worked at a funeral home.
Mich. Man Arrested In Ohio On Corpse Abuse ChargePolice have arrested a Michigan man on a charge of abusing a corpse at a Toledo funeral home where two relatives of the deceased said they were offered a free funeral and casket for their loved one in exchange for not going to authorities.
Michigan Funeral Director Charged In Fraud CaseAuthorities say a Michigan funeral director collected money for prepaid funerals but didn't put the money into escrow accounts as required by law.
Funeral Home Manager Charged With Racketeering, EmbezzlementAccording to the Michigan Attorney General, a former Bay City business manager allegedly embezzled at least $436,000 in pre-paid funeral funds and insurance premiums.
Judge Delays Sentence For Funeral Home ScammersA Roseville funeral director and his wife, accused of spending prepaid funeral dollars on a lavish lifestyle, have been given a deferred sentence.
Sentencing Delayed For Funeral Home ScammersOwners of a Roseville funeral home who pleaded guilty to bilking clients out of thousands of dollars in pre-paid funeral contracts will be free at least until next month.