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State Year Name Type of Case Type of Fraud
StateMichiganYear2021NamePaul ParanaCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Paul Parana of Canton was charged with impersonating a voter after he forged his daughter's signature on an absentee ballot in 2020 General Election. He pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor election law violation, was sentenced to 90 days’ probation, and ordered to pay $1,100 in fines and court costs.

Source: https://herit.ag/3eXnao7, https://herit.ag/3rGpyF0, https://herit.ag/378DNIU

StateMichiganYear2014NameSalim AhmedCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Salim Ahmed pleaded guilty to one felony count of unlawful possession of an absentee ballot. Ahmed was initially charged with 20 counts of improper return of absentee ballots. He and two other men delivered absentee ballots to the city clerk's office from people not related to them or members of their household. Ahmed was fined and ordered to pay court costs.

Source: https://herit.ag/3zKbCMH, https://herit.ag/3y9dsGN

StateMichiganYear2014NameArmani AsadCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Armani Asad, an unsuccessful candidate for Hamtramck City Council, pleaded guilty to one count of improper possession of an absentee ballot. Asad initially faced 14 charges related to improper return of absentee ballots. He and two other men illegally delivered absentee ballots to the city clerk's office from people not related to them or members of their household. Asad was fined and ordered to pay court costs.

Source: https://herit.ag/3BOnZt2, https://herit.ag/3iWOlQS

StateMichiganYear2014NameRussell MohammedCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Russell Mohammed pleaded guilty to one felony count of unlawful possession of an absentee ballot. Mohammed was initially charged with six counts of improper return of absentee ballots. He and two other men were charged with delivering absentee ballots to the city clerk's office from people not related to them or members of their household. Mohammed was fined and ordered to pay court costs.

Source: https://herit.ag/3l3JCQm, https://herit.ag/2VfyAwg

StateMichiganYear2014NameMohammed Abdur RahmanCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeFraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Mohammed Abdur Rahman, of Hamtramck, pleaded guilty to one count of improper possession of an absentee ballot. He initially faced five counts of improper possession of ballots during the 2013 primary election. He was sentenced to probation.

Source: https://herit.ag/3i30OmZ

StateMichiganYear2007NameEdward PinkneyCase TypeCriminal ConvictionFraud TypeBuying Votes, Fraudulent Use Of Absentee Ballots

Following a jury trial, Reverand Edward Pinkney of Benton Harbor was found guilty of possessing other individuals' absentee ballots and buying votes in a 2005 runoff election. At a local soup kitchen, Pinkney would pay $5 to each poor or homeless person who would fill out an absentee ballot.

Source: https://herit.ag/2Wi17BW