Items Tagged with 'fraud'


Credit union reports suspicious actions on some accounts

January 3, 2020
| By AP
Michigan State University Federal Credit Union is warning its members that suspicious activity has been detected on some of their accounts. Read More

What businesses can learn from the NBA’s $13M fraud case

November 30, 2019
We’re only one month into the 2019-2020 NBA season, and the Sacramento Kings recently have been in the news for the wrong reasons. An ESPN report revealed that the Kings’ former chief revenue officer, Jeff David, stole in excess of $13 million from the organization. The bulk of the funds were stolen over the course of a single NBA season. Read More

Trio pleads guilty in $8M kickback scheme

November 29, 2019
| By AP
DETROIT — Authorities said a doctor and two associates have pleaded guilty to crimes related to an $8 million scheme that targeted members of the United Auto Workers and their health care plans. Read More

Tips to protect yourself from robocalls

September 30, 2019
Robocalls are becoming more prevalent. In some cases, it’s difficult to tell if the caller is a person or a robot. Between January and June 2019, fraud calls in the Grand Rapids market have increased by 103%, according to Hiya. Read More

Judge sentences ex-police chief to prison

July 22, 2019
| By AP
BAY CITY — A former small-town police chief has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison for crimes related to the sale of guns and ammunition. Read More

Judge sentences pair in Medicare fraud case

October 19, 2018
| By AP
DETROIT — Two home health agency owners have been sentenced to prison for their roles in what federal authorities describe as a multi-million-dollar scheme to defraud Medicare. Read More

Judge sentences man to prison for fraud

May 21, 2018
A man has been sentenced to prison for committing student loan and grant fraud and tax fraud. Read More

Judge sentences psychologist to prison for fraud

December 4, 2017
A psychologist will spend years in prison after the Kalamazoo office of the FBI discovered he conducted a fraud scheme. Read More

Feds charge man with student loan and grant fraud

November 1, 2017
A Grand Rapids man has been charged with allegedly committing student loan and grant fraud. Read More

Judge sentences man in scheme to defraud furniture maker

July 21, 2017
A federal judge has sentenced a local man to prison for his role in a vendor invoicing scheme against a furniture maker in the region. Read More