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.
Fmr. Viking Accused Of Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi SchemeTwo 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.
Man, 42, Gets 15 Years For Elaborate Fraud & Identity Theft ConspiracyA 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for "orchestrating an identity theft, check, and tax fraud scheme that spanned more than 10 years", the United States Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Burnsville Man Charged With Selling Fake Wild TicketsThe Minnesota Wild are going to the NHL playoffs, but police say they're worried some fans are being taken for a ride. Police believe there may be at least 40 cases of fraudulent tickets, and they think 28-year-old Ahmed Dahir of Burnsville is behind the tickets.