Police have released pictures Monday of two men suspected of using fraudulent credit cards at a Walmart in Burnsville last week. On Thursday, Oct. 9, the men used at least one fraudulent credit card. Five other cards were used in the span of 20 minutes, but no other victims have come forward.
About 5 million credit and debit cards out of the approximately 40 million whose information was stolen in a massive Target data breach have been used to make fraudulent purchases. The Wall Street Journal says that translates to about 10 to 15 percent of the accounts that were compromised late last year.
A 46-year-old Apple Valley woman allegedly stole nearly $350,000 from the car wash where she worked at between 2008 and 2012. Connie Marie Rogers has been charged with nine counts of felony theft by swindle, and one count of gross misdemeanor theft by swindle, in connection with the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars from Paradise Car Wash.
A Brooklyn Park couple pleaded guilty Friday in Ramsey County District Court to a massive fraudulent lien case, one that totaled more than $100 billion against multiple victims.
A 34-year-old Brooklyn Park woman was charged with stealing $26,000 from her employer, a used children’s clothing and toy store.
A 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.