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Disability fraud leads to guilty plea by former postal worker

A woman who used to serve as a Postal Service worker in Minnesota was accused of stealing disability benefits totaling over $100,000 paid to her by the federal government. The fraud that was alleged against her spanned the 3.5-plus years, leading up to May 2019. The woman has since pleaded guilty to the theft charge.

11 in Minnesota face Medicaid fraud charges

Eleven people currently face criminal charges for allegedly scheming to steal from the Medicaid program in Minnesota. The 11 individuals who allegedly committed fraud are said to have attempted to steal over $800,000. According to authorities, these individuals were involved in nine separate fraud cases in the state involving Medicaid.

Former chiropractor sentenced for wire fraud

A former chiropractor in Minnesota was recently sentenced to prison for engaging in fraudulent activities as part of his practice. Specifically, the 36-year-old man was sentenced to 27 months behind federal prison bars for committing wire fraud. He will also have to spend a year under court supervision and pay restitution as part of his plea agreement.

Fraud accusations against a Minnesota public servant

A public official finds herself in a difficult position after allegations of wrongdoing on her part and the part of the organization she runs, the Department of Human Services, have come to light. Specifically, these accusations related to potential fraud in how the DHS investigates Minnesota child care organizations. This official adamantly maintains her innocence and claims the probe is simply an effort to derail her political career.

Former executive of credit union charged with fraud

A Minnesota credit union's former chief executive officer (CEO) and president has been accused of stealing more than $2.5 million. She is therefore scheduled for an arraignment in late March on a felony charge of fraud. The arraignment will take place over five years following the credit union's financial collapse.

Grain elevator manager accused of fraud, tax evasion

A grain elevator manager in Minnesota has been accused of treating himself to safaris with the millions of dollars he allegedly stole from the company over a period of 15 years. However, he recently decided to surrender to federal officials after being formally charged with mail fraud and tax evasion. He will reportedly plead guilty to the crimes in mid-February.

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