Behind the scenes: How prosecutors busted a crime ring targeting high-rollers at Detroit casinos

Posted at 4:51 PM, May 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-15 16:52:16-04

A trio of violent thieves “terrorized” high-rollers coming out of Detroit casinos, carjacking them and stealing their winnings.

“The conduct was so brazen, and so dangerous we are very fortunate no one was killed,” said U.S. Attorney Matthew Schneider.

All three are now behind bars, serving time in a federal prison.

Only on 7, federal prosecutors who busted the crime ring wide open are speaking for the first time.

Simon Shaykhet has exclusive footage and a behind the scenes look into the investigation Thursday on 7 Action News at 6.