Nathan Jesh will also have to pay restitution for his role in a fraud scheme involving at least 200 houses, most of which were in north Minneapolis. Jesh admitted he closed sales for TJ Waconia when he knew the loan applications were fraudulent.
Nearly 60 lbs of drugs seized in Rochester, 3 charged
The drugs consisted of cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl and marijuana.
Climate change in Minnesota is clearly seen at night
A lot of warm days and far fewer chilly nights.
Driver, 83, killed in collision with semi-truck in Northfield
The Northfield man died at Hennepin County Medical Center.
Impatient driver who fatally struck woman outside Taco Bell sentenced
Tammy Renae Olson was sentenced to four years in prison.
Police: Teens 'careen recklessly' in stolen BMW, Mercedes in north metro
They ended up crashing the stolen vehicles, with two arrested and two others on the run.
Charges: California woman embezzled over $1M from MN employer
Mai Xiong faces several federal charges in the case.
Shot woman who sparked appeal found injured at Twin Cities hotel
Authorities began searching for Hsa Say early Monday morning.
Development may bring changes to Stonebrooke Golf Club in 2023
The popular southwest metro golf course offers scenic views of O'Dowd Lake.
Homeowners alert DNR to grouse hunting complaints in Northland
Some hunters are allegedly shooting directly in front of houses.
Charges: Teen couple tortured children while babysitting in St. Paul
A doctor called this "the worst case of abuse he has seen in over 20 years."
New apartment proposal could spell the end for Myth Live
Myth Live in Maplewood has a spotty past with the surrounding community.
Minnesota woman gets 60 months in prison for role in mortgage fraud scheme
A woman from Savage was sentenced to 60 months in prison Friday for her role in a multi-million-dollar mortgage fraud scheme that victimized lenders across the country. Barbara Lynnae Puro, 49, was sentenced after pleading guilty in March to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Minnesota man nabbed in Canada faked his own death, fled insurance fraud penalty
Before Travis Magdalena Scott was arrested in Canada on prescription forgery charges this week, officials in Minnesota thought he may have taken his own life last summer. He's wanted for fleeing his sentence in an $11.5 million insurance fraud scheme.
Twin Cities man pleads guilty in $20M mortgage fraud scheme
A Chanhassen man has become the third person to plead guilty in a $20 million mortgage fraud scheme that involved 57 properties. Douglas Rex Butler faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of fraud.
Ex-teacher who had sex with student gets 5 years of probation
Former Elk River high school English teacher Matthew Ellsworth of St. Paul, who admitted to a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student, has been sentenced to five years of probation. He told a judge they could not help falling in love. The girl, who has since turned 18, said, "I want everyone to know that this (prosecution) was not my choice. I was not victimized."
Man charged in $7.5M fraud case involving Minneapolis physician
A plea agreement is likely coming in a fraud case where a Minneapolis physician and the son of another Twin Cities doctor were allegedly bilked out of $7.5 million by a Colorado man. Evan M. Flaxman, 35, is accused of defrauding the victims and spending the money on exotic cars, jewelry and other items.
Eagan man enters guilty plea in $14M mortgage fraud
Joseph Meyer, 47, has pleaded guilty to a single count of mail fraud in connection with a mortgage scheme involving the Cloud 9 Sky Flats condo development in Minnetonka. He faces up to 20 years in prison. Nine people have been charged in the fraud scheme. A Minneapolis man is the only person who has not entered a plea.
Dunn's exit package expected to be over $3 million
Former Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn, 52, is entitled to as much as $1.15 million in stock options if his departure is determined to be voluntary, according to a proxy filing last year. He would get an additional $2.2 million in cash if his departure were deemed involuntary.
Duluth man gets 8.5 years in prison for COVID relief fraud, ID theft
He was found guilty of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.
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