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Fake Target Discount Emails Link To Fraudulent Sites

Target is apologizing to customers for its widespread data breach by offering a discount to everyone this weekend. But on Saturday, some of the emails customers received may have been part of a phishing scam. According to the Wall Street Journal, fake emails were sent out Saturday that looked close to the real ones. But instead of linking people to credit bureau websites, the sites were fraudulent.

12/21/2013

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MN Man Impersonates Pink Floyd Singer For 100K In Healthcare

Police say a Minnesota man posed as a rock star — British accent and all — to get as much as $100,000 in medical treatment.

05/01/2013

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Bill To Crack Down On Fake 911 Calls Heads To Gov.

Minnesota lawmakers want the state to start cracking down on phony 911 calls.

04/19/2013

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Faribault Man Wrote Nearly $500K In Checks To Himself

A 39-year-old Faribault, Minn., man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to writing 127 fraudulent checks to himself, stealing more than $400,000 from his employer and using the cash to build a lake home in Elysian, Minn.

01/16/2013

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Boy, 15, In Custody After Bringing BB Gun To School

Police say a 15-year-old brought a cylinder-powered BB gun with a replica silencer screwed onto the end to Pine City High School on Thursday.

12/20/2012

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Dangerous Counterfeit Products: Contact Lenses, Meds & More

The Minneapolis office of Homeland Security Investigations is warning consumers about counterfeit products.

12/19/2012

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 12-19!

Is today’s challenger a real video, OR FAKE? Click the link above to see the video and view the smackdown!

12/19/2012

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Christmas Tree….REAL or FAKE?

Is your tree REAL or FAKE? Click the link above and vote on John’s poll!

11/23/2012

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Prior Lake Man Gets 18 Months For Making Fake Stamps

A 32-year-old Prior Lake man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for making fake postage stamps.

02/29/2012

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The Fake Apple Store

NBC’s Today Show gives you a look at these fake Apple stores that just seem to not want to leave the news cycle. Watch the story.

07/26/2011

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Some Minnesota Schools Target Synthetic Marijuana

It can be made to look like tobacco, herbal incense or a typical baking spice. But it packs twice as much of the active ingredient in marijuana, and the side effects can be life-threatening.

12/26/2010

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