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Blackduck Man Convicted Of 2 Rapes On Red Lake ReservationA 66-year-old northern Minnesota man was convicted Friday of sexually abusing two women on the Red Lake Indian Reservation. The U.S. Attorney's Office says William Andrew Clark, of Blackduck, was found guilty of one count of aggravated sexual abuse and one count of sexual abuse in connection to two rapes on the reservation.
U.S. Attorney: 3 Gang Members Indicted On Firearms ChargesThree men will head to trial on charges of illegally possessing a firearm, and are accused of involvement with two violent gangs, according to court documents from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Minnesota.
Alleged N. Minneapolis Gang Member Gets 7 Years On Firearms ChargeAn alleged north Minneapolis gang member was sentenced Wednesday to more than seven years in prison.
7 South Mpls. Gang Members Indicted In Multi-Year Gang WarSeven south Minneapolis gang members face charges in connection to a multi-year gang war with their rivals, which includes a 2014 shooting outside the Hennepin County Medical Center, the United States Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Rare Coin Dealer Gets 6 Years For Defrauding ElderlyA Roseville rare coin dealer has been sentenced to six years in prison for defrauding elderly victims out of more than $700,000 worth of coins and cash.
Defenders Of Minn. Men Accused Of Trying To Join ISIS Claim EntrapmentDefenders of some Minnesota men accused of trying to join ISIS say the FBI entrapped them. The government charged four men and two of their friends with trying to go overseas: Mohamed Abdihamid Farah, 21; Adnan Abdihamid Farah, 19; Abdurahman Yasin Daud, 21; Zacharia Yusuf Abdurahman, 19; Hanad Mustafe Musse, 19; and Guled Ali Omar, 20.
Some Muslim Groups Concerned About Terror Prevention ProgramAbout 40 mosques and Muslim organizations in Minnesota are raising concerns about a federal program designed to fight terror recruiting.
US Attorney: Man Sentenced For Withholding Employees' Taxes For His BenefitA 56-year-old business owner has been sentenced to 51 months – over 4 years – in prison for withholding taxes from his employees for his own benefit, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Wednesday.
Several Arrested In Minneapolis & San Diego In Terrorism InvestigationSources tell WCCO that FBI agents arrested at least six people in Minneapolis and San Diego for suspicion of trying to join ISIS. Authorities say efforts of a joint terrorism task force led to the arrests.
Fmr. Viking Accused Of Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi SchemeTwo Minnesota men, including a former Minnesota Vikings tight end, are charged with running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of millions of dollars. The U.S. Attorney's office says 66-year-old Stu Voigt and 61-year-old Jeffery Gardner face several criminal charges in connection to a real estate scheme between 2005 and 2007.
Man Who Left US To Join Al-Shabab Is Getting Out Of PrisonA man who was sentenced to prison for leaving the U.S. in 2007 and joining the terror group al-Shabab in Somalia has served his time and is scheduled to be released from a federal facility in Rochester on Thursday, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website.
Lawyers For Minnesota Terror Suspect Propose Civics ProgramAttorneys for a man accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group are proposing he be free pending trial if he agrees to participate in a course promoting civic involvement. The attorneys say their plan would guarantee public safety while 18-year-old Abdullahi Yusuf's case is pending.