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Charges: Restaurant owner used eateries to hide his drug trafficking operation

The former owner of a popular restaurant chain in the Twin Cities is accused of using the restaurants as a cover for his large drug trafficking ring. Aldo Escoto – who started El Parian restaurants...

August 26, 2016


Sportradar Inks Deal With NHL To Monitor Gambling Activity

The sports data company will play the role of watchdog for the NHL as it looks for atypical bets being placed on regular-season and postseason games.

August 23, 2016


A St. Louis Park Carpet Cleaner Is Suing The U.S. Olympic Committee

“The notion that we can’t tweet or do a social post congratulating a Minnesota athlete…was too much to take,” the company’s co-owner said.

August 04, 2016

Who's most likely to fall victim to a scam? Not little old ladies, a new study says

A lot of us have stereotypes about who loses money to scammers. It’s probably mostly senior citizens, we think. And they’re most likely pretty gullible. Maybe not very well educated. A...

July 27, 2016

Man stole $2.1M from oil investors, spent it on private island, cattle farm, cars

A Minnesotan is accused of swindling investors out of more than $2.1 million by promising they could tap into the North Dakota oil boom – but instead spent their money on his cattle farm, vintage...

July 21, 2016


Boston Scientific Settles $1.3B Tax Dispute With IRS For $275M

The controversy revolved around the med-tech company’s 2006 purchase of cardiovascular device maker Guidant.

July 20, 2016

Charges: Minnesota man stole $350K from brewery where he worked

A St. Cloud man is being accused of stealing more than $350,000 from the brewery where he worked. Adam Jonathan Martin, 35, has been indicted on six counts of wire fraud, three counts of money...

July 13, 2016


A Princely Sum

Taxes, lawsuits and a guessing game over his ultimate worth are just part of the drama to come as experts unravel Prince’s financial legacy.

June 29, 2016


Ironbound Studios Head Jerry Seppala Arrested On Fraud Charges

Investors claim Seppala and two other men stole more than $12 million in funds intended for various film projects.

June 29, 2016

Jurors in Minnesota are getting a 100 percent raise starting next week

When you’re summoned for jury duty, you’ll be getting paid double than what you did before. The Minnesota Judicial Branch is raising the per diem pay for jurors by 100 percent – from...

June 29, 2016

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