Michigan Supreme Court Justice charged with fraud
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 01:29:48 GMT —
Supreme Court Justice has been charged with fraud.
ederal prosecutors handed down the charge
Friday for Judge Diane Hathaway over alleged fraudulent real estate dealings.
he and her husband are accused of trying to conceal a home in
Florida in order to get a short sale on another home in Michigan.
he charge was filed as a criminal "information" which means a guilty plea is expected in federal court.
It comes just days before the 58-year-old Hathaway is set to retire from the state's highest court.
athaway has refused any lengthy public comments about the case.