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A Bloomington, Minn., man is accused of running an illegal gambling operation that preyed upon North Dakota gamblers for years, and funneling the money back and forth among North Dakota, Minnesota and Costa Rica.
A Moorhead woman faces felony charges after allegedly defrauding government programs here out of nearly $20,000 in public assistance money, mostly from food stamps.
The sheriff in Traill County said he has investigated allegations that breeders threw a live dog into the trash at a dog breeding operation near Portland and has forwarded his findings to the state’s attorney for possible prosecution.
For much of the past two decades, he’s investigated serious crimes in Fargo and has even caught a few murderers. Now, former Fargo police officer Paul Lies is running to be the sheriff of Eddy County, one of the state’s smallest counties.
The man accused of slashing and trying to rob another man he met through an online sex ad is charged with kidnapping a different man he met the same way, forcing him at gunpoint to drive them from Fargo to St. Paul.
A former Fargo South High School paraprofessional who was under police investigation for allegedly showing nude images of herself to a 16-year-old student at school is now charged with a felony.
A former medical director at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota filed a whistleblower claim Tuesday against the company, saying he was fired for pointing out what he described as illegal insurance practices that could be costing the company’s customers millions of dollars in higher premiums and out-of-pocket costs.
Andrew Sadek’s worried classmates ringed a media briefing room at the technical college campus here as his parents pleaded for the missing student to return. “Please come home,” said his visibly emotional father, John Sadek. The Rogers-area farming family needs the 20-year-old’s help with spring calving, he said.
A Milwaukee woman was charged Thursday with working as a prostitute in Fargo.
A Fargo man was sentenced Thursday in Cass County District Court to 24 years in prison and a year of supervised probation after pleading guilty to the drug-related murder of another man here in mid-March.