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North Memorial Facing Religious Accommodation Lawsuit

The federal government is taking action against the healthcare provider after revoking a job offer for an applicant who requested to not work on her Sabbath.

September 18, 2015


Minnesota Judge Approves Class Action Suit Against Target

Five financial institutions will lead the charge for restitution over the 2013 data breach that affected 40 million cards and thousands of banks and credit unions.

September 16, 2015


Ex-Community Action CEO Indicted On Embezzlement Charges

Bill Davis allegedly diverted at least $250,000 for personal use between his family and friends that paid for vacations and a new car.

September 11, 2015

Former Real Estate Developer Locked Up, Fined $1.5M For Tax Evasion

Evidence found that a Washington County developer used funds to live an “incredibly flamboyant lifestyle,” which included buying a $1.4 million house and $50,000 monthly deposits to a personal bank account.

September 11, 2015


Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty To $420,000 In Tax Fraud

Dexi Zheng, owner of two China Inn Buffet restaurants, filed the unreported sales under his father’s individual income tax return to save money.

September 03, 2015

Ticketed for netting fish, Ojibwe bands edge closer to court case

Citations against members of two northern Minnesota Ojibwe bands for netting fish on Gull Lake could lead to a court case the tribe hopes will clarify their treaty rights. Todd Thompson of the...

August 28, 2015


Eleven Law Firms Push For Class Action Certification Over Target Data Breach

Within the 52-page court filing, lawyers criticize Target’s “lackadaisical practices and corporate attitudes toward securing sensitive payment card data.”

August 27, 2015

A Sea Change In Patent Law

The America Invents Act streamlines the patent challenge process, but is it fairer?

August 26, 2015

Charges: Worker stole $700K from MN employer; spent it on hotels, clothes

In “one of the largest” cases of suspected employee embezzlement seen in Minnesota, a worker has been charged with stealing almost $700,000 from her employer. The Hennepin County...

August 25, 2015

Target settles employment discrimination complaints for $2.8M

Target Corp. has agreed to pay $2.8 million to settle a complaint that its screening process for certain job applicants was discriminatory. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC...

August 24, 2015

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