Fraudulent Practices

Cops: Husband, Wife Forge $24,000 Money Order For JewelryA 61-year-old man and his 21-year-old wife, both of Gheen, Minn., were arrested for purchasing nearly $25,000 in jewelry from an Anoka jeweler on layaway with a fraudulent money order, authorities say.
Minnesota Filmmaker, Others Sentenced In IowaA Minnesota filmmaker who pleaded guilty to defrauding the state in a scheme to misuse tax credits aimed at bringing movie makers to Iowa has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.