Broken Dreams, Mountains Of Debt Left By For-Profit SchoolsSome students who were victims of fraud by Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business have been left with broken dreams and a mountain of debt.
Woman, 70, Accused Of Stealing Mom’s Money To Gamble, Pay BillsA 70-year-old South St. Paul woman is accused of using her control over her mother’s finances to steal more than $60,000 over several years to cover bills and support a gambling habit.
Charges: Man Stole $2 Million From Investors In TV Network Start-UpA 67-year-old Minneapolis man pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to stealing more than $2 million from investors in an alleged start-up of a television network.
Former Viking Gets Prison Time In Ponzi SchemeFormer Minnesota Vikings player and broadcaster Stu Voigt has been sentenced to six months in prison for committing bank fraud.
Skimmers Get Thousands From St. Paul ATM CustomersPolice say two men rigged bank ATMs to scam at least 100 people out of thousands of dollars.
Man Pleads Guilty In Naturalization, Tax Refund SchemeThe U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Minnesota says Muhammed Fatty, of Little Canada, pleaded guilty Wednesday to unlawful procurement of naturalization and to making false claims on tax refunds.
Maplewood Man Indicted In Hmong Homeland Fraud SchemeA 48-year-old Maplewood man is accused of fraud after taking money from Hmong elders and promising land in return
Charges: Woman Stole Pull Tab Money From Burnsville Hockey FundraiserA Savage woman is accused of stealing more than $3,000 in pull tabs from a fundraiser with the Burnsville Hockey Club from January to April.
Woman Pleads Guilty To Faking Ex's Death In Insurance ScamA Plymouth woman pleaded guilty to an insurance scam involving the faking of her ex-husband's death.
Woman Twice Convicted Of Stealing From Elderly Charged AgainA woman twice convicted of stealing from her elderly clients faces similar charges again. Lola Johnson-Mersha was prohibited from working with adults in 2009.
Stillwater Man Pleads Guilty To Using Tricking InvestorsA 40-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing from investors in his wealth management company and using the money to buy a luxury SUV and run a Ponzi-style scheme.
Man Sentenced For Illegally Buying, Selling $4M Of TobaccoA 40-year-old man was sentenced Friday to more than four years in prison for illegally buying and shipping millions of dollars worth of tobacco products to Minnesota. Rashid Fehmi Ibrahim was convicted of six counts of shipment, transport, receive, possess, sell, distribute and purchase contraband smokeless tobacco.