Target In Federal Meals Investigation Arrested At MSP On Passport Fraud ChargesA Twin Cities man allegedly involved in the fraud of millions of federal dollars meant to feed school children was arrested Wednesday after boarding an international flight.
Wisconsin Woman Accused In Scheme To Defraud Hmong-American InvestorsA Wisconsin woman is accused of leading a scheme to bilk Hmong-American investors mostly from Minnesota and Wisconsin of at least $16.5 million.
AG Keith Ellison Asks Court To Oversee Nonprofit 'Feeding Our Future' After FraudA Minnesota court will supervise the dissolution of a nonprofit meals program that's under federal investigation for allegedly defrauding the government of millions of dollars, Attorney General Keith Ellison's office announced Tuesday.
Maple Grove Man Gets 5 Years For Fraudulently Applying For COVID-19 Business ReliefA Twin Cities man was sentenced Wednesday to five years behind bars for fraudulently applying for more than $9.6 million in COVID-19 business relief funds.
Twin Cities Acupuncture Business Owner Charged With Defrauding Medicaid Of Over $1.6 MillionA Twin Cities woman is charged with defrauding Minnesota's Medicaid program out of more than $1.6 million through her acupuncture business, which is accused of regularly overbilling customers, even billing them months after they'd last visited the practice.
AG Keith Ellison Petitions Court To Oversee Feeding Our Future's DissolutionMinnesota's attorney general has asked a court to oversee the dissolution of a Twin Cities nonprofit under investigation for potential money laundering and fraud.
Feeding Our Future Dissolves Amid Federal InvestigationFeeding our Future - a Twin Cities nonprofit which claimed to be feeding tens of thousands of hungry children - has dissolved, as the organization faces a federal investigation into an alleged large-scale fraud scheme.
‘That’s Not Real’: Nonprofits Express Disbelief, Frustration, Concern Over Alleged $200M Fraud By ‘Feeding Our Future’“I’ve never heard of the organization. Couldn’t believe that they were right down the street from us,” said Loaves and Fishes' Cathy Maes. “I couldn’t even understand the dollar amounts that I was reading in the newspaper."
Republicans Call For Further Investigation Of Other COVID-Related Federal Funds After Feds Investigate Nonprofit For Alleged FraudState Republicans are calling for an audit of COVID spending after details emerged about a federal investigation into an alleged large-scale fraud scheme that diverted millions intended child nutrition programs to individuals who spent lavishly.
FBI Warrants Say Twin Cities Organization Claiming To Feed Children Instead Spent Money On Cars, Trips And HomesFederal agents executed search warrants on more than a dozen properties connected to what FBI search warrants call an alleged pattern of deception, money laundering and fraud by a Minneapolis organization claiming to feed at-risk children.
Becker Corn Farmer Ordered To Repay $1.4M In USDA Loan Fraud CaseA federal judge has ordered a Becker farmer to repay $1.4 million in loan money he stole from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Twin Cities Man Faces Federal Charges For Allegedly Lying To Get $658,000 In COVID ReliefA Twin Cities man is facing federal charges after he allegedly tried to defraud more than $2 million in COVID-19 relief funds before fleeing the country.
'I Hate It For All The Victims': Ponzi Scheme Victim Speaks Out After Losing Investment To Shakopee CoupleLast week a judge granted a motion to freeze the couple's assets. Jason and Angela Bullard have one more day to give the court the estimated value of all property, along with how much investors say they are owed.
Raku Sushi Owners Charged With Tax Fraud SchemeThe Hennepin County Attorney says that the charges indicate failure to pay or collect sales taxes, as well as using an automated sales suppression device at the establishment.
Sens. Amy Klobuchar, Susan Collins Target Senior Fraud With Senate ProposalSenators from Maine and Minnesota have introduced a bill designed to stop scams that target older residents.