Dan Browning

Reporter | Health Care | Medical Research
Phone: 612-673-4493
Dan Browning covers health care and medical research for the Star Tribune. His areas of expertise include investigative reporting, computer-assisted reporting (i.e., data analysis) and white collar crime.

Recent content from Dan Browning

Federal courts beat: Justice may be nigh in coin fraud

Hardly a week goes by without someone calling me to complain that a Twin Cities coin dealer ripped them off. Most of the callers are elderly. Many lack any records of their transactions. Some say law enforcement -- the FBI, local police -- advised them to lick their wounds and move on.

Updated: November 20, 2012, - 07:20 PM

Social Security employee, 3 others indicted

The four are accused of conspiring to get Social Security cards under bogus names and collect benefits.

Updated: November 16, 2012, - 06:22 PM

Minneapolis coin dealer is indicted, jailed

He's accused of defrauding clients, investors out of $2.7M.

Updated: November 15, 2012, - 10:07 PM

Mpls. bar manager pleads guilty in tax refund scam

A manager of a downtown bar could be deported to her native Liberia after helping to steal $550,000.

Updated: November 14, 2012, - 08:33 PM

Embezzler's pleas fail to sway Minneapolis court

Judge sends Tennessee man to prison for theft, kickbacks.

Updated: November 13, 2012, - 09:35 PM

Feds, state probe coin dealers

Some Twin Cities telemarketing firms accused of cheating clients.

Updated: November 10, 2012, - 11:16 PM

Bob Christensen pioneered modern hog industry

The 51-year-old Sleepy Eye pig farmer died from a heart attack near Kansas City, Mo., while doing one of the things he loved most: helping his 14-year-old son and other young people with a deer hunt.

Updated: November 10, 2012, - 10:28 PM

10 years later, justice in fraud scheme

"We've been waiting for this day for a long time," Kevin Brown, above with his wife, Kris, as they saw Jim and Teresa Hoffman, sent to federal prison for their equity-stripping scheme.

Updated: November 08, 2012, - 11:35 PM

Minneapolis janitor's trial exposes trail of Minnesota's terror pipeline

In an exclusive interview, an FBI agent sheds more light on the intricate plotting between figures in Somalia and Minnesota.

Updated: October 26, 2012, - 05:30 AM

Alleged Minneapolis Somali terror recruiter is back in jail

Judge revokes bond after yet another fighter heads to Somalia.

Updated: October 24, 2012, - 11:42 PM

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