Southfield woman accused of mortgage-related fraud embezzlement

A New Haven company admitted to accepting money for mortgage-related services and failing to deliver, and has agreed to pay $75,000 to 24 victims, according to the state attorney general. Impact Homeowners pleaded guilty to six counts of violating the state Credit Services Protection Act, a misdemeanor, this week in 40th District Court in St. […]

New Haven Company admits to mortgage-related fraud

A New Haven company admitted to accepting money for mortgage-related services and failing to deliver, and has agreed to pay $75,000 to 24 victims, according to the state attorney general. Impact Homeowners pleaded guilty to six counts of violating the state Credit Services Protection Act, a misdemeanor, this week in 40th District Court in St. […]

Attorney General Schuette releases report on Ionia prisoner escape

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced the release of his Department’s independent report on the escape of convicted murderer Michael David Elliot from the Ionia Correctional Facility on Superbowl Sunday, Feb. 2. Schuette agreed to conduct the independent review at the request of Gov. Rick Snyder. Attorney General staff reviewed current facility operations and […]

Schuette says using towers, increasing patrols will deter prison escapes

LANSING — The Michigan Department of Corrections should reconsider its cost-cutting decisions to leave guard towers empty and cut back on patrols of prison perimeters, Attorney General Bill Schuette said today in a report about the Feb. 2 escape of a convicted killer from the Ionia Correctional Facility. Schuette’s report says critical security failures — […]

BUSINESS BEAT: Schuette introduces two new legal guides for Michigan military families and veterans

Attorney General Bill Schuette today introduced two new resources for Michigan Military families and Michigan Veterans, in honor of Military Consumer Protection Day.  The Military and Veterans Legal Services Guide is a combined effort between the Michigan Department of Attorney General and the Veterans Law Clinic of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, […]

New Support For Military & Families

Michigan attorney general Bill Schuette has introduced a pair of legal resources aimed to help active military members and veterans. They’re called the “Military and Law Family Guide” and the “Military and Veterans Legal Services Guide.” Read more at wlns.com

Michigan Realtors® Endorse Bill Schuette for Attorney General

MIDLAND, MI – The Michigan Realtors® today announced its endorsement of Attorney General Bill Schuette.  “Attorney General Bill Schuette has a proven track record as an advocate for homeowners and private property owners across Michigan,” Carol Griffith, President of the Michigan Realtors®, said.  “He has been instrumental in the fight to protect the victims of […]

Oak Park doctor charged with fraud after associate allegedly treated patients without license

Two metro Detroit men are facing multiple felony charges in an alleged health care fraud scheme, following arrests by investigators from Attorney General Bill Schuette’s office. Schuette charged Timothy Whiteus, M.D., 60, of Oak Park, with 19 felony charges and Golden Higgwe, 62, of Dearborn Heights, with 20 felony charges. Both men are possibly facing […]

Two Metro Detroiters charged with health care fraud

Two southeastern Michigan men are facing felony charges after being accused of health care fraud by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. On Tuesday morning, Schuette announced 20 felony charges against Golden Higgwe, 62, of Dearborn Heights and 19 charges against Dr. Timothy Whiteus, 60, of Oak Park. According to the state, Higgwe is a former […]