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Wisconsin's low compensation rate for public defenders prompts federal lawsuit
Northwest Minnesota man gets house arrest for kicking dog to death
Solon Springs seniors aim to change the world
Update: Police identify man killed after vehicle drives off Superior viaduct
Teen raises funds for Make-A-Wish
SPARTAN RDP: Superior rallies past North Branch
Nykanen, Tigers down the Rails
Minnesota group breaks record for most dog sleds pulled by a single team
Report: NFL puts pass interference on review to-do list
SPARTAN RDP: Superior wrestling, gymnastics and girls hockey teams were in action
Laven column: What makes America great?
Milroy column: New legislative session opens door for new ideas
Letter: ‘Coasties’ appreciate Twin Ports support
Koehler column: What about open borders?
Hamilton column: Practicing politics at a high level
Superior to celebrate new year, Japanese style
Community connection drives up Bong Center attendance
Superior gears up for ice festival
Poets sought for state contest
Bid on fine art at Superior auction
2 Minnesotans claim $1M lottery winnings
Bob Einstein, comedian and actor best known for 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' and Super Dave character, dead at 76
Book review: The best reads of 2018
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December 28, 2018
Court closes veterans group that fraudulently collected $425K allegedly intended for paid phone cards
A nonprofit that sought and collected donations supposedly for paid phone cards for veterans and their families was ordered by a Minnesota court...
December 28, 2018 - 8:55am
October 22, 2017
Woman who stole from drowning victim's GoFundMe sentenced for bad checks
BAUDETTE, Minn.—A northern Minnesota woman who was convicted of stealing money from a fundraising account for three men killed in a 2015...
October 22, 2017 - 4:29pm
August 16, 2017
Minnesota attorney general accuses 2 lending firms of scamming seniors, veterans
ST. PAUL — Minnesota's attorney general filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Aug. 16, against two lending firms, accusing them of bilking money from...
August 16, 2017 - 8:45pm
March 14, 2017
Minn. mayor allegedly swindled his lover's husband, pulled gun on husband's son
CROSBY, Minn.—The mayor of a 2,400-person community in the middle of Minnesota is now wrapped up in a tale involving money, guns and romance....
March 14, 2017 - 8:44am
August 27, 2010
Woman pleads guilty to election fraud
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced Tuesday that Maria Miles, a former ACORN worker, pleaded guilty to and was convicted of one count of election fraud - falsely procuring voter registration, arising out of the Nov. 4, 2008, Presidential Election. The Election Fraud Task Force...
August 27, 2010 - 7:00am
August 25, 2010
Milwaukee woman pleads guilty to election fraud
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced Tuesday that Maria Miles, a former ACORN worker, pleaded guilty to and was convicted of one count of election fraud - falsely procuring voter registration, arising out of the 2008 presidential election. The Election Fraud Task Force charged...
August 25, 2010 - 8:54am
June 10, 2010
Senior Connection hosts fraud prevention event
Nearly every day we hear about scams aimed at separating individuals from their money. In an effort to help citizens protect themselves against fraud and financial abuse, Senior Connections is hosting an AARP Wisconsin Fraud Prevention Lunch and Learn event June 22 at the Superior...
June 10, 2010 - 6:52pm
June 7, 2010
Veterans Affairs Department issues rebuke of military fraud
The state Department of Veterans Affairs is publicly condemning the identity thefts of three Wisconsin soldiers killed in action. However, there may not be much else officials can do to prevent further acts of fraud. Recently, three Green Bay men were charged with forging checks...
June 7, 2010 - 10:33am
May 24, 2010
Five Wisconsin men charged with mortgage fraud
Stephen P. Sinnott, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced the filing of information charging five Wisconsin men with submitting false loan applications to banks and mortgage lenders to obtain home mortgages.
May 24, 2010 - 10:11am
May 17, 2010
Sixth individual pleads guilty for role in $14.5 million Medicare fraud scheme
WASHINGTON--Detroit-area resident Christopher Collins pleaded guilty last week for his participation in a $14.5 million fraudulent Medicare home health care scheme, the Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services (HHS) announced. Collins, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. District...
May 17, 2010 - 9:17am
January 15, 2010
Roommate steals ID, cash, credit
A Superior man accused of stealing his roommate's identity and using it to rack up more than $33,000 in fraudulent charges - including a loan on a 2007 pick-up truck - will return to Douglas County Circuit Court next week for a preliminary hearing. Glen Taylor, 33, faces six felony...
January 15, 2010 - 8:00am
December 30, 2009
Latest scams camouflaged as military calls for help
The Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs is warning the latest attempts to part innocent people from their money or sensitive information, just in time for the holidays, could be called "Operation Desert Scam." One recent scheme strikes close to home, as a scam artist used the...
December 30, 2009 - 8:00am
March 28, 2008
Jurors find Tepoel guilty of fraud
MADISON -- A Duluth mortgage broker was found guilty Thursday in federal court of conspiring to defraud about 20 investors out of $2.5 million. After a three-day trial, federal jurors deliberated about six hours before finding Daniel Tepoel, 55, of Barnes guilty on fours counts of...
March 28, 2008 - 12:00am