FLINT, MI – On the website for the Fishman Group it states “Every month, business owners just like you are writing off hundreds, thousands, even millions in bad debt. Why? Maybe you’ve been burned by a collection agency in the past.” Based on the charges that have been leveled at the father, his son and a third attorney, they have been burning people for years.
The Fishman Group was established in 1976. The Genesee County Prosecutors Office alleges that Ryan Jacob Fishman, 32-years-old, of Bloomfield Township, Alexandra Ichim, 33-years-old and 70-year-old Mark Allen Fishman, the father of Ryan Fishman, have embezzled, lied, stole and were involved in a criminal enterprise for many years.
Prosecutor David Leyton stated that in no less than 5 counties this business has been practicing illegally and they are certain that there are hundreds if not thousands of victims that this law firm has received well over $1 million dollars in ill gotten gain.
Ryan Fishman has been charged with 1 count of Racketeering, 1 count of Obstruction of Justice and 30 counts of Forgery
Alexandra Ichim has been charged with 1 count of Racketeering, 1 count of Obstruction of Justice and 30 counts of Forgery
Mark Fishman, President and CEO of the Fishman Group has been charged with Maintaining a Criminial Enterprise, 1 count of Obstruction of Justice and 30 counts of Forgery.
Prosecutor Leyton is aware that these activities have taken place in Oakland County, Genesee County, Livingston County and Kalamazoo County. Genesee County is the first to file charges against the three defendants.