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Woman who stole from drowning victim's GoFundMe sentenced for bad checks
7 hours 9 min ago
September 27, 2017
Former Stillwater Mayor Ken Harycki, in a March 23, 2012 photo.
Ex-Stillwater mayor gets year in prison, must pay $2 million to IRS
September 27, 2017 - 8:42pm
August 16, 2017
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson
Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 lending firms of scamming seniors, veterans
August 16, 2017 - 8:45pm
August 4, 2017
Martin Shkreli exits federal court following the third day of jury deliberations in his fraud trial, in New York, Aug. 2, 2017. Shkreli, a divisive pharmaceutical executive who sharply raised the price of a lifesaving drug, Daraprim, overnight and got into high-profile tussles on social media, is accused of securities and wire fraud. (Louis Lanzano/The New York Times)
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli found guilty of securities fraud, faces up to 20 years in prison
August 4, 2017 - 2:21pm
July 10, 2017
Darrell Duane Smith of Forest City, Iowa, in 2012 told Grafton, N.D., farmers they'd be "crazy" not to invest in his biofuels companies, saying he expected 70 cent per gallon in subsidies for non-corn ethanol. On June 5, 2017, he has said he'll plead guilty to federal fraud charges in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Photo taken March  2012, Grafton, N.D. (Forum News Service/Agweek/Mikkel Pates)
A new twist in Iowa/N.D. biofuels fraud case
July 10, 2017 - 3:57am
June 6, 2017
Darrell Duane Smith, a biofuels promoter from Forest City, Iowa, says he'll plead guilty to federal fraud charges in a hearing on June 5. (Linn County, Iowa, Sheriff's Department)
Iowa biofuels promoter to plead guilty to fraud charges
June 6, 2017 - 7:17am
June 5, 2017
Darrell Duane Smith of Forest City, Iowa, in 2012 told Grafton, N.D., farmers they'd be "crazy" not to invest in his biofuels companies, saying he expected 70-cent-per gallon in subsidies for non-corn ethanol. On June 5, 2017, he has said he'll plead guilty to federal fraud charges in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Iowa biofuels promoter to plead guilty
June 5, 2017 - 7:41am
May 12, 2017
Darrell Duane Smith, a biofuels promoter from Forest City, Iowa, will remain jailed pending after serving tax fraud charges. Smith, who promoted investments in North Dakota, now facing various fraud-related charges. File photo by Linn County (Iowa) Sheriff's Department, March 22, 2016. Forum News Service / Linn County, Iowa, Sheriff's Department
Biofuels promoter to remain jailed until federal trial, judge orders
May 12, 2017 - 7:23am
May 1, 2017
Records published May 1
May 1, 2017 - 5:50am
April 21, 2017
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James Rothers and the city of Kerkhoven remain at odds over the 54-foot tower he built in front of his property along U.S. Highway 12 on the town's west end.
Tower pits mayor vs. city of Kerkhoven
April 21, 2017 - 8:40pm
April 12, 2017
Minnesota Wild fans celebrate after a goal in the third period against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center in Denver on April 6, 2017. Isaiah J. Downing / USA TODAY Sports
Minnesota Wild, police warn against buying fake playoff game tickets
April 12, 2017 - 8:03pm
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
February 2, 2017
Gerard Leonard Roy. Scott County Jail / Courtesy photo
MN construction contractor sentenced to nearly 7 years for fraud, money laundering
February 2, 2017 - 5:52pm
February 1, 2017
Barbara Mulari
Dilworth woman accused of scamming hundreds of thousands of dollars from people around the world
February 1, 2017 - 3:13pm
November 10, 2016
Judge rejects Trump bid to bar campaign statements from fraud trial
November 10, 2016 - 4:24pm
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