US Bancorp Penalized $613M by Feds for Anti-Money-Laundering Shortcomings
US Bancorp Penalized $613M by Feds for Anti-Money-Laundering Shortcomings

The Minneapolis-based bank will have two years to pay off the fines and install improved controls to prevent money laundering through its banking system.

Patterson Cos. Among Dental Product Distributors Accused of Violating FTC Antitrust Laws
Patterson Cos. Among Dental Product Distributors Accused of Violating FTC Antitrust Laws

The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint against dental supply industry leaders for conspiracy against dental product buying groups.

My Pillow Takes Similarly Named Competitor to Court
My Pillow Takes Similarly Named Competitor to Court

Michael Lindell, of the well-known brand My Pillow, sued an industry peer for the second time citing name and advertising technique poaching.

Owner of Defunct Shoreview Pain Relief Co. Reaches $7.6M Settlement Over Fraud Claims
Owner of Defunct Shoreview Pain Relief Co. Reaches $7.6M Settlement Over Fraud Claims

DJO Global subsidiary Empi, which closed down in 2015, had allegedly used “assumptive selling” tactics to overbill a health care program for military members and their families.

Former Allina Health VP Charged with Embezzling $269K, Using Co. Card for Vikings Tickets
Former Allina Health VP Charged with Embezzling $269K, Using Co. Card for Vikings Tickets

Allina suspected that David Matthew Johnson, who was vice president of talent and human resource, had been submitting false mileage and expense reports since 2004.

Woman Charged with Targeting Hmong Community to Invest $450K in Nonexistent Ginseng Farm
Woman Charged with Targeting Hmong Community to Invest $450K in Nonexistent Ginseng Farm

Casino and horse track records indicate that the suspect spent much of the money on gambling.

3M Files Patent Lawsuit Against Kerr Corporation Over Dental Composite Tech
3M Files Patent Lawsuit Against Kerr Corporation Over Dental Composite Tech

The suit alleges that a dental composite material used by the Kerr Corporation infringes on patent rights related to nanotechnology 3M developed for its Filtek brand of dental restoratives.

Former Controller of Blaine Company Sentenced for Embezzling $1.2M to Fund Classic Car Hobby
Former Controller of Blaine Company Sentenced for Embezzling $1.2M to Fund Classic Car Hobby

His hobby grew to the point where he also used company funds to rent out a storage facility when he kept his car collection and car parts, court documents indicate.

IBM Sues State for Denying $33M in Tax Credits
IBM Sues State for Denying $33M in Tax Credits

The Revenue Department will have less than three weeks to respond to the technology company.