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Minnesota News: St. Paul, MARK MCSHANE, Former Correctional Officer Sentenced To 14 Months In Prison For Having Sex With An Inmate

St. Paul, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced the sentencing of MARK MCSHANE, 37, a former correctional officer, to 14 months in prison for engaging in a sexual relationship with a female inmate. On June 7, 2018, MCSHANE pleaded guilty to a felony information charging him with one count of sexual abuse … Continue reading Minnesota News: St. Paul, MARK MCSHANE, Former Correctional Officer Sentenced To 14 Months In Prison For Having Sex With An Inmate

Minnesota News: Saint Paul Felon, MICHAEL CORTEZ REED Charged With Attempted Robbery Of A Pharmacy, Drug-Trafficking And Firearms Violations

St. Paul, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced a federal indictment charging MICHAEL CORTEZ REED, 25, with the attempted robbery of a Walgreens pharmacy, as well as drug-trafficking and firearms violations.[1] REED was arraigned yesterday afternoon before Magistrate Judge Becky R. Thorson in U.S. District Court in St. Paul, Minnesota. According … Continue reading Minnesota News: Saint Paul Felon, MICHAEL CORTEZ REED Charged With Attempted Robbery Of A Pharmacy, Drug-Trafficking And Firearms Violations

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, Twenty-Six Count Indictment Charges Convicted Sex Offender With Computer Hacking, Producing Child Pornography

Defendant hacked into victims’ Snapchat accounts in order to produce child pornography Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced a federal indictment charging BARTON GEORGE SCOTT, 35, with child pornography and computer hacking offenses. SCOTT made his initial appearance on September 25, 2018, before Magistrate Judge David T. Schultz in U.S. … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, Twenty-Six Count Indictment Charges Convicted Sex Offender With Computer Hacking, Producing Child Pornography

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS Guilty Pleas Entered In Inver Grove Heights Cell Phone Store Robbery

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the guilty plea of JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS, 33, for the armed robbery of an Inver Grove Heights business. MAYS and his co-defendant, JAQUON KESHAWN MOMAN, 26, were charged in a superseding indictment on February 7, 2018. MAYS entered his guilty plea today before Chief … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, JAMAAL MARQUIE MAYS Guilty Pleas Entered In Inver Grove Heights Cell Phone Store Robbery

Minnesota News: Moose Lake Man, Roland Joseph Brant Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child

Moose Lake, Minnesota – United States Attorney Ron Parsons announced that a Moose Lake, Minnesota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for aggravated sexual abuse of a child and for abusive sexual contact of a child under twelve years. Roland Joseph Brant, age 63, was indicted on June 6, 2018. He appeared … Continue reading Minnesota News: Moose Lake Man, Roland Joseph Brant Charged with Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child

Minnesota News: Rochester Woman, ROSA MARGARITA MALDONADO Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of ROSA MARGARITA MALDONADO to two years and one day in prison for filing a false claim for tax refund and aggravated identity theft. MALDONADO pleaded guilty on April 19, 2018, and was sentenced today before Judge Patrick J. Schiltz in U.S. … Continue reading Minnesota News: Rochester Woman, ROSA MARGARITA MALDONADO Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

CFTC News: CFTC Charges Futures Broker, Christian Robert Mayer, with Engaging in Fraudulent Trade Allocation Scheme

WASHINGTON, DC – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) yesterday issued an Order filing and simultaneously settling charges against Christian Robert Mayer of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, for engaging in a fraudulent trading scheme involving unauthorized trades in cattle, crude oil and wheat futures contracts.  The CFTC Order requires Mayer to pay a $100,000 civil monetary … Continue reading CFTC News: CFTC Charges Futures Broker, Christian Robert Mayer, with Engaging in Fraudulent Trade Allocation Scheme

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn | As Ellison departs Congress, Omar chases another first

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn — In a coffee shop at the edge of a working-class Minneapolis suburb, not far from the high school Ilhan Omar attended in the years after she immigrated to the U.S., some two dozen people crowded around a table to hear her make the case for sending her to Congress. “There is … Continue reading COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn | As Ellison departs Congress, Omar chases another first