Officer Convicted Of Extortion In Vehicle Referral SchemeA Detroit police officer has been found guilty in connection with a scheme where bribes were given by collision shop owners in exchange for referrals of stolen and abandoned vehicles recovered in the city.
77-Year-Old Mastermind In Multimillion-Dollar Opioid Scheme Jailed Without BondA 77-year-old Detroit-area doctor has been denied bond. A federal magistrate judge says Dr. Rajendra Bothra, a native of India, might flee the country if released.
6 Metro Detroit Doctors Charged In Alleged Scheme To Prey On AddictsProsecutors say six doctors have been charged in a scheme that involved millions of opioid drugs and unnecessary medical procedures in southeastern Michigan.
Man Sentenced In Bogus WWII Buried Gold SchemeThe scheme involved the bogus recovery of gold bars supposedly buried by Japanese soldiers during World War II, federal prosecutors said Friday.
2 Ex-State Cops Sentenced For Roles In Property Embezzlement SchemeTwo former Michigan State Police lieutenants and a civilian accomplice have been sentenced for their roles in an extensive property embezzlement scheme.
Ex-Detroit Public Schools Accountant, Teacher Convicted In Fraud SchemeA former Detroit Public Schools accountant and her daughter, a DPS teacher, have been convicted of fraud and money laundering.
Charges Filed In Phony Detroit Union Scheme Federal authorities say a Teamsters official took cash while conspiring to make it appear that workers at a fruit-and-vegetable wholesaler belonged to the union.
Ex-River Rouge Schools Exec Gets 5-Year SentenceA former River Rouge school official has been sentenced to five years in prison for a bribery and mail fraud scheme that cost the district $160,000.
Mich. State Police Lieutenant Convicted In Theft SchemeA Michigan State Police lieutenant has reached a plea deal after being accused of stealing property seized during drug operations and other crimes.
Mortgage Processor Gets Up To 20 Years In Robo-Signing Scheme The former president of a mortgage document processing company has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison on a racketeering charge in a Michigan case.
Men Plead In $9 Million Ponzi Scheme That Targeted ElderlyTwo West Michigan men accused of defrauding investors in a $9 million Ponzi scheme have pleaded no contest to racketeering charges.
11 Metro Detroiters Charged In Student-Loan Fraud SchemesCriminal charges have been filed against eleven people from Wayne and Macomb counties for their alleged roles in at least four student-loan fraud schemes totaling more than $1 million.
Man Charged In Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Real Estate Fraud SchemeA 32-year-old Canton man is being held on a $3 million bond after being charged for his alleged involvement in an elaborate real estate fraud scheme.
Store Owner Sentenced In $612,000 Food Stamp FraudA federal judge has sentenced a Flint store owner to four years, three months in prison for participating in a $612,000 food stamp fraud scheme.
Detroit Ex-Con Charged In Counterfeit Check SchemeFederal agents say a Detroit ex-convict has admitted creating phony U.S. Postal Service checks that were cashed for more than $100,000.