Author: Andrew Campbell

Attorney Andrew Campbell protects consumers from abusive and illegal debt collection practices, FDCPA Violation, TCPA Violation and Auto Fraud.

Auto Insurance Fraud Costs Michigan Drivers $220M A Year

While disclosing a set of 17 legislative and regulatory anti-fraud recommendations given by the Fighting Auto Insurance Rip-offs (FAIR) Task, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson said that Auto insurance fraud costs Michigan drivers more than $220 million a year. 1 year ago, the task force was summoned by Johnson, following a one-day sting operation that…

Michigan Among The Most Debt Per Taxpayers In The Nation

The annual “Financial State of the States” showed that Michigan is among the most debt per taxpayers in the nation, ranking ninth overall. From 2013, that is actually a significant improvement. The Chicago-based group Truth in Accounting released the report and measures the total assets and liabilities of the 50 states. The methodology of the…

Former Michigan Man Sentenced For Involvement In Buried Gold Fraud Scheme

GRAND RAPIDS – On Friday, according to the federal prosecutors, 45-year-old Freeman Carl Reed has been sentenced to jail for failing to file income tax returns and a scheme in which the fake recovery of gold bars supposedly buried by Japanese soldiers during World War II was involved. The U.S. attorney’s office in Grand Rapids…

Michigan Funeral Home Director Gets 4 Years For $500000 Embezzlement

IONIA – Marti Schrauben, the former director of a Michigan funeral home, is going to jail for up to 4 years after stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in funeral funds. He was sentenced to 16 months to 4 years in jail on 18 counts in which embezzlement, insurance fraud and racketeering are included. He…

Phaedra Parks’ Husband Apollo Nida Guilty Of Committing Check Fraud And Money Laundering

TMZ stated that after being found guilty of committing check fraud and money laundering, Apollo Nida, Phaedra Parks’ husband, has to pay the piper millions in restitution. According to a report, he stole money from different companies through bad checks and money laundering. The total amount of money he stole is almost $1.9 million. The…

Former Ficano Assistant To Serve 7.5 Years For Wire Fraud

A former assistant to Wayne County Executive, Robert Ficano, will serve 7.5 years in federal prison due to the wire fraud in a kickback scheme in which an insurance program was involved. On Tuesday, 42-year-old Michael Grundy, a former assistant executive and executive director of HealthChoice of Michigan, a county health insurance program for the…

Central Michigan Football Player Charged With Retail Fraud

Former Central Michigan Authorities have offered to decrease charges against a Central Michigan football player if he testifies against a former teammate in a retail fraud case. Last season, Andrew Flory caught 32 passes for 384 yards, ranking him 2nd among the Chippewas. According to a report by the Morning Sun, prosecutors will dismiss one…

State Of Michigan Files Fraud Claims And Racketeering Against Chesapeake Energy

On Thursday, the state of Michigan filed felony racketeering and fraud claims against Chesapeake Energy. It also said that the company canceled a large number of land leases while attempting to lock out competitors for oil and gas rights. Working with the help of leasing agents, the company harmed northern Michigan landowners when it canceled…