Organized Crime

Baby food giant Gerber recalled organic rice and oatmeal cereals after a Florida parent reported dozens of hard clumps, a potential choking hazard. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

St. Paul Police Form Unit To Fight Organized Shoplifting

St. Paul police say half of the shoplifting in their city is due to organized crime, but a first-of-its-kind unit is targeting those thieves. The department has formed an organized retail crime unit that will go after the people who steal household items.

08/13/2013

(credit: CBS)

Minnesota’s Biggest Art Heist Chronicled In New Book

Thirty-five years later, the tale of two people trying to solve the biggest art heist in Minnesota history is being chronicled in a new book.

05/05/2013

(credit: CBS)

Organized Crime Causes Spike In Car Insurance Fraud

A sophisticated routine is taking money directly from our wallets. Mark Kulda of the Insurance Federation of Minnesota says anyone involved in even a slight car accident could be at risk.

02/18/2013

Joseph Gustafson Jr. has been charged with 14 separate criminal counts for allegedly organizing the so-called "Beat Down Posse." (credit: Hennepin County Jail)

Man Charged In ‘Beat Down Posse’ Crime Ring

A man prosecutors say masterminded an organized crime ring involving threats, beatings and worse throughout North Minneapolis has been charged with 14 criminal counts.

02/24/2011

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,902 other followers