Tag: Fraud

Former Contractor Defrauds MN for Nearly $1 Million in COVID Relief
Former Contractor Defrauds MN for Nearly $1 Million in COVID Relief
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Defrauding the government is no laughing matter. In fact, it’s a serious crime with serious consequences, as one Minnesota man recently learned.


A Minnesota man who owns a lawn care service was indicted for allegedly obtaining over $800,000 in COVID-19 relief funds fraudulently from the Paycheck Protection Program.


He submitted an application for the program even though his business was no longer licensed or even doing business. He also filed the claim under the name of another

Statements from 2nd Largest Ponzi Scheme in MN Completely Fabricated
Statements from 2nd Largest Ponzi Scheme in MN Completely Fabricated
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Category: Fraud | Ponzi Schemes


A 10-year-old crime has finally been resolved in Minnesota. Just after the Great Recession of 2008, there were a lot of people looking to turn their investments back into liquid assets.


In particular, a group of investors tried to pull their cash out of a foreign exchange investment program in Minneapolis. Despite the fraudster’s assurance that money could be withdrawn whenever, he never returned any to his investors.


They sued him, but the money was gone, and

Your Guide to Minnesota Insurance Fraud Laws
Your Guide to Minnesota Insurance Fraud Laws
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A person faking their own death for millions of dollars sounds like a movie plot, but life is often stranger than fiction. Federal courts recently sentenced a man to 41 months behind bars for faking his own death.


The man lived in Minnesota until he fled to Moldova in 2010. Seven months later, his wife claimed a cadaver to be his. The recovered body even had his passport.


Why did he do it? For the love of



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