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Luger Confirmed As Minnesota’s Next US Attorney

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed former federal prosecutor Andy Luger as the next U.S. attorney for Minnesota. Luger, an experienced litigator who is now in private practice, said he expects to join the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the next couple of days.

02/12/2014

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Man Pleads Guilty To Kidnapping Estranged Wife

A northern Minnesota man has pleaded guilty in federal court to kidnapping his estranged wife. Forty-two-year-old Timothy Glen Caskey of Virginia admitted that on July 14, 2011, he kidnapped his wife from Virginia, Minn., and took her across state lines against her will. Court documents say Caskey jumped out of a pickup truck, grabbed his wife, shoved her into the vehicle and struck two people who tried to help the woman. Caskey kidnapped his wife just hours after being released from jail for violating a protective order she had against him.

02/06/2014

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Shakopee Man Charged With Defrauding Food Stamp Program Of $29K

A Shakopee man was charged Thursday with one count of food stamps fraud, costing the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program (SNAP) over $29,000.

04/19/2013

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Coon Rapids Man Charged With U Of M Prosthetics Theft

A Coon Rapids man was charged Friday with stealing prosthetics and other supplies from the University of Minnesota Medical Center-Fairview and selling them online.

03/08/2013

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Man Sentenced For Robbing Mpls. Credit Union

A 41-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court for robbing the City County Federal Credit Union in Minneapolis, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

06/05/2012

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Mpls Man Sentenced For Distributing Child Pornography

A 55-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced for distributing child pornography Tuesday in a federal court, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

05/08/2012

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Nurse Charged With Stealing Narcotics From Hospital

A Wisconsin nurse has been charged with stealing drugs from a hospital.

08/23/2011

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10 Indicted In Mail Theft, Check Forgery Ring

Ten people have been indicted on charges that they stole from mail boxes and used personal information to forge checks.

08/04/2011

US Attorney’s Office In MN Starts Civil Fraud Unit

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Minnesota has set up a new unit to go after those committing fraud.

01/18/2011