A 43-year-old Vadnais Heights investment advisor pleaded guilty to accusations that he spent clients’ money on personal items instead of investing their funds, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
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 indictment charges a Sheridan couple with tax evasion and conspiring to defraud the IRS by concealing money in a bank account in the Caribbean island of Nevis. Robert Sathre and Judy Sathre pleaded not guilty to the charges before a federal magistrate on Wednesday.
A federal inmate who escaped prison in Duluth earlier this year pleaded guilty to his illegal flight Thursday in federal court. Michael Joseph Krzyzaniak, 64, of Minneapolis, escaped the federal prison camp in March 2013 and specifically pleaded guilty to one count of escape from custody.
A former Minnesota Amateur Hockey Association treasurer has pleaded guilty to tax evasion, according to the United States Attorney’s Office
A Twin Cities man was sentenced Monday to two years of probation, to pay more than $20,000 in restitution and to 200 hours of community service for failing to file taxes, knowing his income was obtained from a scam, the Department of Justice said.
The former chief executive of Latex International is facing sentencing after pleading guilty to wire fraud and tax evasion related to embezzling about $1.7 million from the Shelton mattress manufacturer.
Robert Leo Thompson was charged with 21 felony counts for failure to remit tax returns and failure to pay taxes owed to the state. His wife, Susan Thompson, has been charged with eight felony counts for failure to remit tax returns or payments.
A major Twin Cities real estate developer has pleaded not guilty to federal charges of tax evasion.
R. Carter McComb was charged Thursday with three felony counts of failure to file taxes, three felony counts of failure to pay taxes and is currently in the Hennepin County Jail on $250,000 bail.
Federal authorities say a Minnesota attorney who pleaded guilty to tax evasion has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.
A Minnesota attorney pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to intentionally failing to report more than $500,000 in income on his federal and State income tax returns, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.