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Former Viking Michael Bennett pleads guilty in fraud case

Former Viking Michael Bennett was part of a group of men who brought bogus tax refund checks to a check cashing store that was actually run by the FBI. Bennett could be sentenced to twenty years in prison but hopes his plea deal will shrink that.
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Former Viking Michael Bennett was part of a group of men who brought bogus tax refund checks to a check cashing store that was actually run by the FBI. Bennett could be sentenced to twenty years in prison but hopes his plea deal will shrink that.

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