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Minnesota News: Duluth, Four Bemidji Residents Sentenced For Their Roles In Home Invasion On Red Lake Reservation

Duluth, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of DEREK JON PADDY, 22, KEVIN ROBERTSON, 32, CHERAI MICHELLE CLARK, 26, and SHANISE FRANCES OSTLUND, 29, for their roles in a burglary on the Red Lake Reservation in the early morning hours of November 24, 2017. PADDY was sentenced to 29 … Continue reading Minnesota News: Duluth, Four Bemidji Residents Sentenced For Their Roles In Home Invasion On Red Lake Reservation

Minnesota News: Minnesota Temporary Agency Owner, MAI NHIA VUE Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Failing To Pay Taxes

Minneapolis, Ma. – United States Attorney Erica MacDonald today announced the sentencing of MAI NHIA VUE, 47, to 38 months in federal prison for failing to pay payroll taxes. VUE pleaded guilty on May 16, 2018, to one count of willful failure to pay payroll taxes and was sentenced on November 27, 2018, by Judge … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minnesota Temporary Agency Owner, MAI NHIA VUE Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Failing To Pay Taxes

Minnesota News: Minneapolis Felon, CORTEZ MAURICE CRUMBLE Found Guilty In Connection With 2017 Bar Shooting

Minneapolis, Ma. – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the conviction of CORTEZ MAURICE CRUMBLE, a/k/a “Bruiser,” 30, on one count of felon in possession of ammunition in connection with a shooting at a Minneapolis bar. CRUMBLE was indicted on January 23, 2018, and was found guilty yesterday afternoon following a jury trial … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis Felon, CORTEZ MAURICE CRUMBLE Found Guilty In Connection With 2017 Bar Shooting

Minnesota News: Blaine Man, SCOTT FRANCIS FORTIER Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Production And Possession Of Child Pornography

Minneapolis, Ma, – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced the sentencing of SCOTT FRANCIS FORTIER, 39, to 25 years in prison for producing and possessing video files containing child pornography. FORTIER, who was convicted by a federal jury on January 25, 2018, on one count of production of child pornography and one count of … Continue reading Minnesota News: Blaine Man, SCOTT FRANCIS FORTIER Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Production And Possession Of Child Pornography

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, RONNIE EUGENE TAGGART, Former City Of Plymouth Official Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Illegal Bribery And Kickback Scheme

Minneapolis, Ma. – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of RONNIE EUGENE TAGGART, 51, to 24 months in prison for soliciting and receiving bribes and kickbacks in exchange for awarding City of Plymouth contracts. TAGGART pleaded guilty on May 1, 2018, to one count of wire fraud and was sentenced earlier … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, RONNIE EUGENE TAGGART, Former City Of Plymouth Official Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Illegal Bribery And Kickback Scheme

Minnesota News: Minneapolis, Twin Cities Construction Company Owner Sentenced To 49 Months In Prison For Defrauding Investors Out Of $880,000

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced the sentencing of JESSE WELLS HAUG, 33, to 49 months in prison for defrauding real estate investors out of $880,000. HAUG, who pleaded guilty on June 4, 2018, to one count of wire fraud, was sentenced yesterday before Chief Judge John R. Tunheim in U.S. … Continue reading Minnesota News: Minneapolis, Twin Cities Construction Company Owner Sentenced To 49 Months In Prison For Defrauding Investors Out Of $880,000

Minnesota News: Brooklyn Center Man, EDGAR MARTINEZ-SANCHEZ Sentenced To 210 Months In Prison For Methamphetamine, Cocaine Distribution

Minneapolis, Ma. – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced the sentencing of EDGAR MARTINEZ-SANCHEZ, 41, to 210 months in prison for his role in a methamphetamine and cocaine distribution conspiracy. MARTINEZ-SANCHEZ, who pleaded guilty on November 14, 2017, to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine, was sentenced yesterday before Judge Joan … Continue reading Minnesota News: Brooklyn Center Man, EDGAR MARTINEZ-SANCHEZ Sentenced To 210 Months In Prison For Methamphetamine, Cocaine Distribution

Minnesota News: California Man, YU ZHANG Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Victims In IRS Impersonator Scam

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the guilty plea of YU ZHANG, 27, to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud. ZHANG, who was initially charged via criminal complaint on June 8, 2018, pleaded guilty yesterday before Senior Judge Ann D. Montgomery in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Minnesota. … Continue reading Minnesota News: California Man, YU ZHANG Pleads Guilty To Defrauding Victims In IRS Impersonator Scam