Militia Leader Pleads Guilty To ID TheftA Minnesota man accused of stealing identification information from members of his former Army unit has pleaded guilty to an identity theft charge. Prosecutors say Keith Michael Novak, of Maplewood, is a self-described militia commander who planned to use the stolen information to make fake IDs for his militia members.
Nurse Pleads Guilty In Drug Fraud CaseA 38-year-old nurse from Madelia pleaded guilty in Minneapolis Federal Court Thursday to fraudulently getting the controlled substance oxycodone while working at an inpatient health care facility.
Oakdale Man Gets 15 Years In Child Porn CaseA 51-year-old Oakdale man was sentenced to 15 years in prison in Minneapolis Federal Court Wednesday for distributing child pornography.
Jury Convicts 2 In $50M Bank Fraud ConspiracyTwo people have been convicted for their roles in a $50 million bank fraud conspiracy that spanned several states.
About 100 In Minn. Protest Campaign Finance RulingAbout 100 people demonstrated outside the federal courthouse in Minneapolis on Friday, rallying against the landmark Supreme Court ruling that opened the door for corporations and labor unions to pour more money into politics.
Man Gets More Than 11 Years In Child Porn CaseA 49-year-old Minneapolis man was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison in Minneapolis Federal Court on Friday for distributing more than 300 images and nearly 100 videos containing child pornography.
Cottage Grove Man Pleads Guilty In Child Porn CaseSteven Michael Borgan Jr. pleaded guilty to one count of distributing child pornography in Minneapolis Federal Court on Tuesday. He was indicted on Aug. 8.
2 Indicted In Champlin Bank RobberyLaurence DeAngelo Williamson, 20, and Boyd Jerome Morson II, 20, both of Brooklyn Park, have each been charged with one count of armed bank robbery in connection with the incident.
St. Cloud Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing Veterans BenefitsA 52-year-old St. Cloud man pleaded guilty in Minneapolis Federal Court on Thursday to stealing more than $54,000 in benefits that were paid to surviving spouses of veterans who died in military action.
Prosecutors: Women Talk Of Jihad In Recorded CallsTwo Minnesota women accused of funneling money to a terror group in Somalia talked about collecting money for al-Shabab, supporting fighters instead of other charities and the possibility that FBI was listening in on their conversations, according to hours of recorded phone calls played for jurors.
Bloomington Man Charged With Bank FraudA 63-year-old Bloomington man who was the former vice president and chief financial officer for Centennial Mortgage and Funding Inc. was accused of frauding that company out of about $8 million in Minneapolis Federal Court on Thursday.
Market Owner Pleads Guilty To Food Stamp FraudThe owner of a St. Paul Store pleaded guilty to trafficking about $3 million in food stamps.
22 Indicted In Drug Distribution RingThe charges come in connection with a Sept. 3 incident where a Minnesota State Patrol officer shot at a female after she fled the scene of a traffic stop and dragged the officer for about 200 feet.
Owatonna Man Pleads Guilty In Counterfeit Money SchemeA 27-year-old Owatonna man pleaded guilty in Minneapolis Federal Court on Wednesday for his role in a counterfeit money ring that struck several businesses along I-35 between the Twin Cities and Iowa.
Woodbury Man Convicted In Sex Trafficking CaseStevon Warren was convicted after a three-day trial on one count of sex trafficking a minor and one count of interstate transportation to engage in prostitution.