Fraud

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Faribault Man Sentenced For Stealing $400K From Employer

A 39-year-old Faribault man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court for stealing more than $400,000 from his employer, money he then used to build his nearby lake home.

04/30/2013

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Shakopee Man Charged With Defrauding Food Stamp Program Of $29K

A Shakopee man was charged Thursday with one count of food stamps fraud, costing the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program (SNAP) over $29,000.

04/19/2013

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2 Escape From Low-Security Federal MN Prison

Two men convicted for fraud have escaped from a low-security federal prison camp near Duluth, Minn., according to authorities.

03/31/2013

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Denny Hecker Moves To His 9th Prison

Though he’s currently incarcerated, fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker remains a man on the move. Hecker has been moved to the Federal Correctional Institution Englewood in Littleton, Colo., according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

03/29/2013

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Tax Fraud Trio Pleads Guilty

The third and final member of a tax fraud trio pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States.

03/27/2013

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5 Years In Prison For Investment Scam

A Rochester man has been sentenced to 5 years in prison for swindling more than $11 million in investment scam.

03/19/2013

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Former Minn. Man Pleads To Investment Scheme

A former Minnesota man accused of defrauding investors out of more than $2 million has pleaded guilty to mail fraud. Federal prosecutors say Garry Milosevich, formerly of Duluth, and his partner, Daniel Tepoel, ran a fraud scheme from 1997 until 2007.

01/18/2013

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St. Paul Man Sentenced In Stolen Art Scam

A St. Paul man has been sentenced to three years of probation for claiming his pricey art had been stolen and then collecting insurance money.

01/15/2013

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Audit: Nonprofit Director Misused Grant Money

The executive director of a Minnesota nonprofit could face criminal charges after allegedly using grant money to pay for things like designer jeans and her son’s rent.

12/06/2012

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Care Attendant Pleads Guilty To Fraud, Stealing Minor’s ID

A 40-year-old personal care attendant pleaded guilty Monday to defrauding and stealing the identity of a minor in her care, the Justice Department said.

11/19/2012

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Lumberjack Days Employee Charged With Theft By Check

A Stillwater man who worked for the annual Lumberjack Days Festival has been charged with five counts each of theft-by check and issuing dishonored checks.

11/09/2012

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Former Mora School Official Faces 4 Felonies

A former Minnesota high school principal is accused of stealing more than $37,000 that was supposed to go to his school’s baseball team.

10/15/2012

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2 Mpls. Women Pleaded Guilty To Stealing $1.5M From ING

A Minneapolis woman pleaded guilty on Thursday in federal court to stealing more than $1 million from the ING life insurance company.

09/27/2012

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Man Pleads Guilty To False $250K Art Insurance Claim

A St. Paul man pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to filing a false insurance claim for $250,000 worth of art. Jason William Sheedy, 39, was charged via an information with one count of wire fraud in connection to the incident.

08/17/2012

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Former Viking Michael Bennett Pleads Guilty To Fraud

Former Minnesota Viking Michael Bennett has pleaded guilty to his role in a South Florida tax refund and identity theft scheme.

08/07/2012

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