Craigslist Swindler Who Cost Investors $330K Sentenced To PrisonA Twin Cities options trader was sentenced to prison time for swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars from investors he found on Craigslist. Earlier in 2015, 56-year-old Jeffrey Petersen of Edina pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen counts of securities fraud and theft.
Couple Convicted In Project Swindle A Wayzata couple has been found guilty of taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from an office development project in Orono. Prosecutors say the swindle also played a role in the demise of First Commercial Bank of Bloomington, which loaned about $3 million before the project came to a halt in 2008.
Youth Lacrosse Assoc. Treasurer Accused Of Swindling Over $35KA Lino Lakes man has been accused of swindling a Circle Pines lacrosse association as its treasurer for more than $35,000.
Man Pleads Guilty To Swindling Banks Of More Than $1.4 MillionA Lakeville man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to swindling more than $1.4 million in loans from multiple banks, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
3 Accused Of Swindling $44K Out Of MN Apple StoresThree New York men have been accused of swindling two Apple Stores in Minnesota out of $44,041.79, according to charges filed Monday.
Eagan Coach Charged With Swindling Nearly $30KAn Eagan coach has been charged with six felony counts for allegedly swindling Independent School District 196 of nearly $30,000.
Charges: Man Swindled Fmr. Classmates Out Of $5,300A 21-year-old man has been accused of contacting his former high school classmates and swindling them out of thousands of dollars, according to Dakota County Attorney's Office.
Mendota Heights Woman Sentenced In Swindling CaseJoleen Marie Hopkins was sentenced to 90 days in jail, 30 days of electronic home monitoring and five years probation in connection with the case.