Category: Minnesota District

Federal Jury Convicts Minneapolis Felon of Illegal Possession of a Firearm, Ammunition | USAO-MN

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A federal jury convicted a Minneapolis man for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition after a shooting incident that took place in broad daylight, announced…

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Federal Judge Closes Receivership in Petters Ponzi Scheme Case; More Than $722 Million Distributed to Victim Investors | USAO-MN

MINNEAPOLIS – United States District Judge Ann D. Montgomery has issued an order closing the receivership of Thomas J. Petters and discharging the Receiver in one of the nation’s largest…

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Two Ramsey County Men Sentenced to Prison for Twin Cities Postal Crime Spree | USAO-MN

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Two St. Paul area men involved in a Twin Cities-based mail theft scheme have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the conspiracy. Sonny Vang…

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Canadian National Charged with Sexual Abuse of Minors | USAO-MN

MINNEAPOLIS – A Canadian national has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to the sexual abuse of minors occurring on the Bois Forte Indian Reservation, announced…

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St. Paul Man Sentenced to Prison for the Assault and Attempted Robbery of a Postal Employee | USAO-MN

MINNEAPOLIS – A St. Paul man was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for assaulting and attempting to rob a postal employee….

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Maple Grove Man Pleads Guilty to $9.6 Million Scheme to Defraud the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program | USAO-MN

MINNEAPOLIS – A Maple Grove man pleaded guilty today to fraudulently applying for $9,619,046.46 from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program, of which he fraudulently obtained and misappropriated…

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Red Lake Man Charged with Murder in the Shooting Death of a Red Lake Tribal Police Officer | USAO-MN

MINNEAPOLIS – A Red Lake man has been arrested and charged with one count of second degree murder and four counts of assault with a dangerous weapon in connection to…

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Eden Prairie Woman Charged with Illegally Straw Purchasing Multiple Firearms | USAO-MN

MINNEAPOLIS – An Eden Prairie woman was charged today with illegally straw purchasing 14 firearms, announced Acting U.S. Attorney W. Anders Folk. According to court documents, between March 23, 2021,…

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Minneapolis Man Charged with Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunition | USAO-MN

MINNEAPOLIS – A Minneapolis man has been taken into federal custody and charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, announced Acting U.S. Attorney W. Anders…

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Former Vermillion Township Clerk Sentenced to Prison for $650,000 Wire Fraud Scheme | USAO-MN

MINNEAPOLIS – A Hastings woman and former elected official was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for misappropriating more than $650,000 in public funds. According to court documents, from…

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