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

Twin Cities bankers' breaches lead to prison

Judge says "it's mind boggling" that they'd help a crime ring steal customer ID and account data.

Updated: July 18, 2012, - 08:41 PM

2 Minnesota men indicted in wolf kills case

The men from northern Minnesota also face charges of lying to a federal officer.

Updated: July 17, 2012, - 09:47 PM

8-year prison term handed down in Bixby Energy case

"He's done it before and he'll do it again," Dennis Desender's former companion told judge in urging a long sentence for fraud.

Updated: July 16, 2012, - 08:55 PM

Fraud ring informant's help rewarded: No prison

Woman led authorities to evidence that helped break up a nationwide ID theft and bank fraud operation.

Updated: July 14, 2012, - 06:40 PM

Land O'Lakes clerk charged with $1M fraud

Federal prosecutors in St. Paul charged a Land O'Lakes Inc. accounting clerk Tuesday with skimming more than $1 million from her employer.

Updated: July 13, 2012, - 03:50 PM

Brooklyn Park woman pleads guilty in $1M embezzling

Fraud by then-Land O'Lakes accounting supervisor was discovered based on a tip from another employee.

Updated: July 13, 2012, - 03:35 PM

Informant who turned in bank fraud ring won't go to prison

Woman led authorities to key evidence in "Operation Starburst" investigation.

Updated: July 13, 2012, - 11:55 AM

Latest guilty plea is 17th in ID theft case

Along with her plea, the wife of one of the ring's alleged leaders agreed to help federal prosecutors.

Updated: July 12, 2012, - 10:54 PM

Wife of alleged ID-theft leader gets 2nd chance

Saying "the really bad guys are gone," the judge gave her probation. Two others weren't as lucky.

Updated: July 10, 2012, - 10:58 PM

Suit alleges biomass firm diverted funds

Colorado investor says money for Novus Energy was rerouted without permission. He is seeking damages, fees.

Updated: July 09, 2012, - 01:18 PM

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