Two Minnesota men, including a former Minnesota Vikings tight end, are charged with running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of millions of dollars. The U.S. Attorney’s office says 66-year-old Stu Voigt and 61-year-old Jeffery Gardner face several criminal charges in connection to a real estate scheme between 2005 and 2007.
A 34-year-old former debt collector from Lonsdale has been indicted for bank fraud, mail fraud and wire fraud, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Two men were sentenced Monday in Minneapolis federal court for their involvement in a $50 million bank fraud scandal.
A 39-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced Thursday in federal court to 17 years in federal prison for using stolen credit cards to obtain cash and make purchases — one of the cards belonged to a local FBI agent.
A United States District Court judge sentenced a 41-year-old St. Paul man to 36 months in prison after he pleaded guilty to being involved in a bank fraud scheme, the Justice Department said.
Two people have been convicted for their roles in a $50 million bank fraud conspiracy that spanned several states.
A Minnesota businessman who solicited investors for an alternative energy company that’s admitted to fraud has pleaded guilty to federal charges.
A 63-year-old Bloomington man who was the former vice president and chief financial officer for Centennial Mortgage and Funding Inc. was accused of frauding that company out of about $8 million in Minneapolis Federal Court on Thursday.
A 27-year-old Isanti man was sentenced to nearly five years in prison in Minneapolis Federal Court on Wednesday in connection with a scheme where he stole people’s IDs and wrote bad checks to get money from banks and retail outlets.
A 34-year-old Maplewood woman was sentenced Friday in Minneapolis Federal Court for her role in an identity theft scheme that resulted in a loss of more than $300,000.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minnesota has set up a new unit to go after those committing fraud.