Mpls. Restaurant Responds To Credit Card Fraud ClaimsCustomers of a Minneapolis restaurant say they have been overcharged thousands of dollars. Since October, Linus Nyambu and others say the Blue Nile Restaurant has taken small amounts of money out of their accounts at a time -- which have added up to thousands in overdraws.
Charges: Man Stole Hundreds Of Thousands From Ill GrandmaA White Bear Lake man was charged Tuesday with stealing thousands of dollars from his grandmother after relatives contacted police with suspicions of fraud. The Minnesota Department of Commerce says Dennis Lee Olson, 42, is charged with theft by swindle from Betty Jane Braun between 2008 and 2013, when she passed away.
Good Questions: Caller ID, Halloween Candy & Wisdom TeethSandy asks: Why does caller ID sometimes show your own phone number? It is called "spoofing," and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says it is against the law.
Court Document: Minn. Sen. Hayden Owes For Nonprofit ExpensesTravel expense claims submitted by a Democratic state senator and his wife have come under scrutiny from a court-appointed receiver examining the finances of a Minneapolis nonprofit group that was shut down last year. Roughly $3,400 in conference travel expenses paid to state Sen. Jeff Hayden and wife Theresa by Community Action of Minneapolis have been flagged as improper in a court document filed Thursday
Trial Of Indicted Minneapolis Nonprofit Head Moved To 2016The federal fraud trial for a former Minneapolis nonprofit leader has been postponed until April. William Davis and his son, Jordan, were supposed to stand trial in November on charges they siphoned public money for personal use or claimed expense reimbursements they weren't permitted to. A revised schedule in the case was filed Thursday.
November Trial Set For Nonprofit Leader With Political TiesA politically connected nonprofit executive pleaded not guilty Monday to federal fraud charges as his attorney looked ahead to a November trial that could see prominent figures called to the stand.
Charges: Woman, 71, Bilked From Estate SalesA woman from Hopkins is accused of stealing money from her property estate clients. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says she's illegally collected nearly $150,000.
Financial Adviser Gets 25 Years In $13M FraudA Minnesota investment adviser has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for defrauding investors of millions of dollars. Forty-two-year-old Sean Meadows of Eden Prairie was sentenced Friday in federal court in St. Paul. Prosecutors say Meadows used his financial planning and asset management firm, Meadows Financial Group.
Police Suspect Personal Care Assistant In ID Theft InvestigationMinneapolis Police say at least 36 people are the victims of a recently discovered identity theft ring that was operating in the metro area. On Wednesday, investigators in the financial crimes unit displayed many of the stolen items and forged documents that are causing theft victims to scramble to repair the damage.
Carver Co. Sheriff: Beware Of Door-To-Door Tax ScammersThe Carver County Sheriff's office is warning metro residents of a door-to-door scammer posing as a Minnesota Department of Revenue agent. Sheriff Jim Olson says the scammer is demanding people to pay back taxes immediately or they will call local law enforcement.
2 Get Federal Prison Terms In Arizona Mortgage Fraud CaseMen from Minnesota and Texas have been sentenced to federal prison terms in a mortgage fraud case in Arizona.
Warrant Out For Man Who Sold Fake Minnesota Wild TicketsProsecutors say an out-of-towner took advantage of Minnesota Wild fever -- and now he's wanted by police. Investigators say Michael Nottrodt flew in from Florida for the Wild playoff series against the St. Louis Blues.