PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A North Dakota couple is facing charges in South Dakota for an alleged building scam.
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says 45-year-old George Nelson III and Karla Nelson of Fargo are charged with felony grand theft by deception. They allegedly sold metal buildings that were never constructed.READ MORE: Crews Continue Cleanup After 50-Car Train Derails In Albert Lea
Jackley says the couple could have used numerous business names in South Dakota, including Baron Buildings, Baron Steel Buildings, Steel Baron Buildings, Steel Buildings of Georgia and Ag Pro Buildings/Fargo.READ MORE: COVID In MN: 805 New Cases, 10 More Deaths Reported Sunday
George Nelson is incarcerated at the Minnesota State Penitentiary for a similar scam in that state. An attempt to contact Karla Nelson at a telephone listing in Fargo for the couple was unsuccessful because the number is disconnected.MORE NEWS: 2 Hurt In Shooting At St. Paul Bus Stop
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