Category: Michigan – Eastern District

Registered Nurse Pleads Guilty in Covid-19 Vaccination Record Card Fraud | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – A registered nurse from the Veteran’s Hospital in Detroit, pleaded guilty yesterday to charges related to Covid-19 Vaccination Record Cards fraud, announced United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison….

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Former Detroit Police Department Officer Sentenced to Prison for Taking Bribes | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – A former Detroit Police Department officer was sentenced to prison today for taking $3,200 in cash bribes over an almost two-year period, United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison…

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United States Attorney Announces Enhanced Enforcement Strategy Targeting Designated High Crime Areas in Detroit | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – Today, United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison, along with Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, Wayne County Prosecuting Attorney Kym Worthy and Detroit Police Chief James E. White announced a…

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Former Treasurer of the Detroit Fire Fighters Union Sentenced to Prison for Stealing Over $200,000 in Union Funds | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – Verdine Day, the former Treasurer of the Detroit Fire Fighters Union (DFFA), was sentenced to one year in federal prison for embezzling over $200,000 in union funds, announced…

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Roscommon Man Was Sentenced to Over 19 Years in Prison on Charges Of Possessing, Receiving and Transporting Child Pornography | USAO-EDMI

BAY CITY – A Roscommon County man was sentenced yesterday to 235 months in federal prison on charges of possessing, receiving, and transporting child pornography, announced United States Attorney Dawn…

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Tax Return Preparer Sentenced in Fraud Scheme Involving Over 160 Victims | USAO-EDMI

BAY CITY – A Gladwin, Michigan man was sentenced yesterday to ­­46 months’ imprisonment for wire fraud and tax evasion, announced United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison. Ison was joined…

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State Employee Charged in Over $1 million Unemployment Fraud Scheme | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – Three woman have been charged in a criminal complaint for their alleged role in a $1.6 million dollar unemployment insurance fraud scheme aimed at defrauding the State of…

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Two Defendants Sentenced in Unemployment Fraud Scheme | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – Two defendants were sentenced yesterday for their role in an unemployment insurance benefit fraud scheme, announced United States Attorney Dawn N. Ison. Joining in the announcement were Special…

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Detroit Man Sentenced to 14 years’ Imprisonment on Fentanyl Distribution Charges | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – A Detroit resident was sentenced yesterday to 14 years in federal prison on charges of possession of fentanyl with the intent to distribute it in the Detroit area,…

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Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Role in Stealing more than $2.2 Million in Pandemic Assistance Benefits | USAO-EDMI

DETROIT – A current Bureau of Prisons (BOP) inmate (and former Michigan resident) pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, in connection with a scheme to defraud multiple…

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