The scheme relied on personal checks processed as traveler's checks, which gave the crook time to get away.
Updated: June 28, 2012, - 09:00 PM
Ring based in Minnesota allegedly used stolen identity data to defraud numerous banks and retailers.
Updated: June 21, 2012, - 07:46 PM
Lawyers told a judge that the company, which operates from the Tri-Tech office tower in Minneapolis, can't be saved.
Updated: June 20, 2012, - 09:20 PM
Grand jury adds 19 counts in new indictment against Bob Walker, who wouldn't cut a plea deal.
Updated: June 19, 2012, - 08:55 PM
Bob Walker invented Sleep Number beds but now faces trial in energy investment scheme.
Updated: June 19, 2012, - 09:39 AM
A Colorado man befriended a Minneapolis physician and allegedly bilked nearly $7.5 million from him and the son of another Twin Cities doctor, and used the money to buy exotic cars, jewelry and other luxury items.
Updated: June 15, 2012, - 09:57 PM
He transported stolen gems, helped distribute a ton of pot.
Updated: June 15, 2012, - 08:54 PM
Prosecutors want time to add accusations against Bob Walker, indicted in an alleged investment fraud.
Updated: June 15, 2012, - 08:12 PM
700 victims bought the crooks' line and many lost their life savings. Jurors didn't buy anything, convicting on all counts.
Updated: June 13, 2012, - 04:01 PM