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Former car dealer accused of cheating bank for Virgin Islands trip

Jodi Anne Montavon, 47, the onetime owner of the Montavon Motors Ford dealership in Grand Rapids, Minn., has been charged with scheming to fraud her bank out of $1.5 million, using some of the cash to finance a Caribbean vacation, the Duluth News Tribune reports.
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Jodi Anne Montavon, 47, the onetime owner of the Montavon Motors Ford dealership in Grand Rapids, Minn., has been charged with scheming to fraud her bank out of $1.5 million, using some of the cash to finance a Caribbean vacation, the Duluth News Tribune reports.

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