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Sentence for Iowa woman who faked cancer, received charity

The woman has a history of fraudulent activity.

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Owner of Waseca travel agency charged with wire fraud

Harald Schumacher allegedly misappropriated nearly $500,000 in commissions owed to travel agents he worked with.

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Husband and wife sentenced for fraud scheme through their drywall firm

The Annandale pair bilked an insurance company out of more than $300,000.

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Charge: Treasurer embezzled $90K from youth hockey association

The money was allegedly stolen over a four-year period.

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MN man charged with fraudulently obtaining $841,000 in COVID-19 PPP loans

He applied for the loans for a business that had been shut down in 2018.

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Former Crown Bank CEO pleads guilty to wire fraud, filing false tax return

Peter Dahl used bank funds to pay his own personal debts.

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String of mail thefts reported in Wayzata

Wayzata police issued a statement Wednesday alerting the public of several mail thefts.

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'Imposter' unemployment claims on the rise in Minnesota

Fraudsters have been stealing personal information to file for unemployment as someone else.

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Card-skimming devices found at 3 Twin Cities grocery stores

All of the devices at the Lunds & Byerlys were found Feb. 7.

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St. Paul cleaning service owners charged with 45 sales tax crimes

The St. Paul pair failed to pay more than $50,000 in sales tax.

Personal injury attorney pleads guilty in corrupt chiropractor scam

The 37-year-old was involved in a scheme that defrauded insurance companies.

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Minnesota drywall company charged with major swindle scheme

The construction company intentionally categorized employees as contractors.

Hennepin Co. worker, husband stole $250K in government benefits

They were both handed prison sentences for the fraud.

Boat and ATV dealer charged with $1.9M sales tax fraud

The Hastings businessman is accused of underreporting sales tax.

Charges: Mayo Clinic staffer's mileage swindle cost hospital $72,000

The 50-year-old has been charged with theft-by-swindle.

Charges: Man duped Minnesota Vikings out of luxury suite for 2 games

He wrote the Vikings a personal check, which then bounced.

Investigation finds 'weaknesses' in Minnesota child care fraud detection

The Office of the Legislative Auditor is calling for changes in the child care program.

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Charges: Employee stole $470K to support her essential oils firm

The 49-year-old has a history of fraud and theft.

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DHS inspector general placed on leave days after child care fraud report

Carolyn Ham still holds her position, and claims she's being scapegoated.

'Jury duty' scam calls apparently a problem in Hennepin Co. right now

Local authorities are warning people to be wary of the scams.