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Winnipeg police catch alleged fraudster wanted in Minneapolis

Canadian police have a man in custody who reportedly flew a light aircraft from Minneapolis to Manitoba to escape fraud charges. He was arrested after allegedly trying to pass bogus medical prescriptions. Global Winnipeg says a police raid on his home turned up $85,000 in gold coins, $35,000 in cash, and bear spray, among other items.
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Canadian police have a man in custody who reportedly flew a light aircraft from Minneapolis to Manitoba to escape fraud charges. He was arrested after allegedly trying to pass bogus medical prescriptions. Global Winnipeg says a police raid on his home turned up $85,000 in gold coins, $35,000 in cash, and bear spray, among other items.

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