Topic: Barbara McQuade
Two of Michael Winans Jr.'s victims spoke in federal court, telling a judge that the scheme to sell Saudi Arabian oil bonds robbed some people of their life savings, caused divorces and fractured many families.
The Hutaree militia had earlier been cleared of conspiracy charges stemming from accusation of domestic terrorism.
Members of the Hutaree militia are charged with conspiring to commit sedition, or rebellion, as well as weapon crimes.
A federal indictment of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father, and others alleges years of corruption involving kickbacks from contractors doing business with the city.
12/18/2010 03:22 pm
Kwame Kilpatrick, the former Detroit mayor now in jail for violating probation in a Michigan case, is now facing new federal charges, along with his father Bernard. Federal prosecutors say Kwame Kilpatrick and other associates abused the public trust.
12/16/2010 04:31 pm
A federal appeals court Thursday issued an emergency stay blocking the release of nine jailed Michigan Hutaree militia members accused of conspiring to overthrow the government.
05/06/2010 08:56 pm