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Pop-Punk Bassist Accused Of $27 Million Fraud Scheme

Michael Davenport, a former member of The Ataris, was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges of selling fake real estate listings to people looking for a bargain.
Michael Davenport (left) and Kris Roe of The Ataris perform in 2003 in Mountain View, Calif. Source: Tim Mosenfelder

A story for the "slipped right by us" file: Michael Davenport, a former bassist for turn-of-the-century pop-punk stalwarts The Ataris, was indicted in December by the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Southern District of Illinois of allegedly on Davenport's office, were by the .

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