A Eden Prairie man plead guilty Wednesday to using his financial planning firm to operate a Ponzi scheme to fraudulently obtain millions of dollars from former clients, according to U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger. Sean Meadows, 41, plead guilty to three counts of mail fraud, seven counts of wire fraud and money laundering offenses.
A federal grand jury indicted two men on charges they were part of a long-running scheme to defraud Delta Airlines. The U.S. attorney’s office in Atlanta says Michael Yedor of Los Angeles and Paul Anderson of Apple Valley, Minnesota, were indicted June 10. It wasn’t immediately clear if they had lawyers.
A Dallas-area man has pleaded guilty to fraud in a $5 million staged traffic accident scheme since 2005. Prosecutors in Dallas say 61-year-old Leroy Nelson of DeSoto pleaded guilty to mail fraud and to engaging in illegal monetary transactions.
The fourth man convicted in a $194 million Ponzi scheme – the second largest in Minnesota history – was sentenced Monday to 240 months in federal prison. According to the U.S. Attorney General’s office, 75-year-old Patrick Kiley of Burnsville was convicted last June of 12 counts of wire and mail fraud, one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and two counts of money laundering. Kiley – along with ring leader Trevor Cook, Jason Bo-Alan Beckman, Gerald Joseph Durand and Christopher Pettengill – were all solely and jointly ordered to pay $155,359,411 in restitution to their victims.
A federal judge in Minnesota has sentenced a Colorado man to more than four years in prison for scamming investors out of $7 million.
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.
A 34-year-old former debt collector from Lonsdale has been indicted for bank fraud, mail fraud and wire fraud, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Two Minneapolis women were charged Thursday in Minneapolis federal court with stealing more than $1 million from the ING life insurance company.
A Minnesota man convicted in North Dakota for impersonating a lawyer says the government owes him nearly $24,000 for property that was sold.
A former payroll agent for Land O’ Lakes pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to embezzling more than $1 million from the company.
A Brooklyn Park woman was charged Tuesday in federal court for one count of mail fraud after embezzling more than $1 million from Land O’ Lakes.
A federal jury in St. Paul found a 40-year-old Oakdale man guilty of stealing mail and using it to make bank accounts and get cash, authorities said.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Minnesota man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty in a Sioux Falls federal courtroom to mail fraud. The U.S. Attorney’s office said 44-year-old […]
A Pennsylvania man convicted of stealing more than $900,000 from Minnesota-based Best Buy Co. has been sentenced to four years in federal prison.
A Minnesota man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for scheming to cheat computer parts maker Cisco Systems Inc. out of about $388,000.