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Ingham County Issues Arrest Warrants For Seven Accused Of Defrauding MSU

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The Ingham County Prosecutor's Office has issued arrest warrants for seven defendants accused of filing fraudulent claims with the MSU Healing Assistance Fund.

Seven people are facing arrest warrants in Ingham County.  They’re accused of filing fraudulent claims with an MSU survivors’ relief fund. 

In late 2018, the Michigan State University Police Department received information that the MSU Healing Assistance Fund had paid reimbursements that later appeared to be fraudulent.  The MSU Healing Assistance Fund was established for survivors of former sports doctor Larry Nassar to pay for counseling and mental health services that weren’t covered by their insurance.


The claims totaled more than $527,000.  Now, the Ingham County prosecutor’s office is charging seven defendants with 22 felony counts. 


The names of the defendants are being withheld pending their arraignments.





Kevin Lavery served as a general assignment reporter and occasional local host for Morning Edition and All Things Considered before retiring in 2023.
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