Man Pleads Guilty In $5M Staged Accidents ScamA Dallas-area man has pleaded guilty to fraud in a $5 million staged traffic accident scheme since 2005. Prosecutors in Dallas say 61-year-old Leroy Nelson of DeSoto pleaded guilty to mail fraud and to engaging in illegal monetary transactions.
Former Christian Radio Host Sentenced For $194 Million Ponzi SchemeThe 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.
More Than 4 Years In Prison For Investor FraudA federal judge in Minnesota has sentenced a Colorado man to more than four years in prison for scamming investors out of $7 million.
Former Minn. Man Pleads To Investment SchemeA former Minnesota man accused of defrauding investors out of more than $2 million has pleaded guilty to mail fraud. Federal prosecutors say Garry Milosevich, formerly of Duluth, and his partner, Daniel Tepoel, ran a fraud scheme from 1997 until 2007.
Fmr. Lonsdale Debt Collector Indicted For Bank, Mail & Wire FraudA 34-year-old former debt collector from Lonsdale has been indicted for bank fraud, mail fraud and wire fraud, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Thursday.
Two Mpls. Women Charged With Stealing More Than $1MTwo Minneapolis women were charged Thursday in Minneapolis federal court with stealing more than $1 million from the ING life insurance company.
Man Imprisoned On Phony Lawyer Charges Wants Check A Minnesota man convicted in North Dakota for impersonating a lawyer says the government owes him nearly $24,000 for property that was sold.
Payroll Agent Pleads Guilty To Embezzling $1.1 MillionA former payroll agent for Land O' Lakes pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court to embezzling more than $1 million from the company.
Charges: Woman Embezzled $1.1 MillionA Brooklyn Park woman was charged Tuesday in federal court for one count of mail fraud after embezzling more than $1 million from Land O' Lakes.
Jury Convicts Oakdale Man Of Identity Theft, Mail FraudA federal jury in St. Paul found a 40-year-old Oakdale man guilty of stealing mail and using it to make bank accounts and get cash, authorities said.
Man Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud