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May 15, 2018
Former state emloyee Scott Stillman testifies about day care fraud in front of a Minnesota Senate committee Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Don Davis / Forum News Service
Child care fraud-terrorism connection report bothers Minnesota lawmakers
May 15, 2018 - 9:39pm
May 9, 2018
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has been traveling across the state to warn and inform Minnesotans of a wave of newer, more sophisticated phone scams. Submitted photo
MN attorney general says newer, sophisticated scams victimizing Minnesotans
May 9, 2018 - 9:36am
March 15, 2018
Records published March 15
March 15, 2018 - 12:52am
March 8, 2018
Records published March 8
March 8, 2018 - 6:01am
February 9, 2018
St. Paul brothers sentenced for health care fraud
February 9, 2018 - 7:59pm
October 22, 2017
Retina LaValla
Woman who stole from drowning victim's GoFundMe sentenced for bad checks
October 22, 2017 - 4:29pm
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
Tom Cherveny / Tribune  

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
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