MN farmer gets a year in prison over loan fraud that cost USDA $435K
He used soybean bushels as collateral for a government loan, but then sold them himself.
Minneapolis family among victims defrauded by Maple Grove financial advisor
The Gonzales family sought a financial advisor to help fund long-term care for a family member with dementia.
Minnesota farmer ordered to repay $1.4M for loan fraud
The 67-year-old pleaded guilty in federal court.
Charges: Eden Prairie man falsely applied for COVID relief, fled to Colombia
He applied for more than $2 million in COVID relief loans
Physical therapy firm to pay $4M to settle allegations it made false claims
The company allegedly submitted false claims for outpatient services over a period of five years.
Ex-council member pleads guilty to stock manipulation scheme
Mark Allen Miller pleaded guilty alongside one other man to conspiracy to commit security fraud in U.S. District Court.
Energy company CEO charged with theft-by-swindle totaling $1M
He's accused of making 'false promises' to provide and install solar panels.
Maple Grove man defrauded PPP of $1.7M, used some to install pool
The 47-year-old pleaded guilty in federal court.
Man pleads guilty to fraudulent COVID relief scheme that netted $250K
The 34-year-old from Duluth is awaiting sentencing.
Maple Grove financial adviser sentenced for $2.3M fraud scheme
The 34-year-old was sentenced to 84 months in prison.
MN landlords accused of blowing up home for insurance money
The explosion happened in Montgomery in 2018.
Former Globe University/MSB students win loan forgiveness, compensation
The schools closed in 2016, and filed for bankruptcy in 2019.
Former clerk charged with embezzling $650K in Township funds
The 70-year-old is accused of misappropriating funds.
Champlin man pleads guilty to fraudulently obtaining $1.2M in PPP funds
Despite not actually owning a business at all, the man received $1.2 million in loans through the Paycheck Protection Program
8 people charged in Medicaid fraud scheme totaling $860K
Collectively, they're charged with 46 counts of felony theft.
Sentence for Iowa woman who faked cancer, received charity
The woman has a history of fraudulent activity.
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.
Husband and wife sentenced for fraud scheme through their drywall firm
The Annandale pair bilked an insurance company out of more than $300,000.
Charge: Treasurer embezzled $90K from youth hockey association
The money was allegedly stolen over a four-year period.
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.
Former Crown Bank CEO pleads guilty to wire fraud, filing false tax return
Peter Dahl used bank funds to pay his own personal debts.
'Imposter' unemployment claims on the rise in Minnesota
Fraudsters have been stealing personal information to file for unemployment as someone else.
Card-skimming devices found at 3 Twin Cities grocery stores
All of the devices at the Lunds & Byerlys were found Feb. 7.