Fellowship of Faith and Fraud: Mortgage Scam With a Religious Hook

A Detroit man faces some serious prison time for victimizing people who are facing foreclosure.  Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced today that 53-year-old Anthony Carta has been convicted of seven felonies associated with his formation of a faith-based mortgage assistance scam, Freedom By Faith Ministries.Carta pleaded guilty on Monday to seven charges that he accepted money from his victims, but did nothing to help them find a solution to their foreclosure cr … [Read more...]

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Not So Fast! Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder Won’t Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

The see-saw has tipped again in Michigan's volatile same-sex marriage brouhaha.Michigan's Republican Governor Rick Snyder announced today that the state will not recognize the more than 300 same-sex marriages which took place last weekend.Governor Snyder acknowledged that the marriages were legal.  However, the state will not recognize the benefits of the same-sex marriages, until release of the stay which was imposed the following day by an appeals court. *     *     *     *     * THE … [Read more...]

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