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

Check fraud at Target leads to serious time for Mpls. woman

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

State worker stole IDs for fraud

Ring based in Minnesota allegedly used stolen identity data to defraud numerous banks and retailers.

Updated: June 21, 2012, - 07:46 PM

International Rarities coin firm is near liquidation

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

Bixby founder hit with more charges

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

Bixby Energy founder indicted on 20 more charges

Bob Walker invented Sleep Number beds but now faces trial in energy investment scheme.

Updated: June 19, 2012, - 09:39 AM

Minneapolis doctor is called one victim of $7 million scam

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

Diamond merchant gets 16 years in conspiracy case

He transported stolen gems, helped distribute a ton of pot.

Updated: June 15, 2012, - 08:54 PM

Federal case could grow vs. founder of Bixby Energy

Prosecutors want time to add accusations against Bob Walker, indicted in an alleged investment fraud.

Updated: June 15, 2012, - 08:12 PM

3 found guilty in huge Ponzi case

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

Cook's fraud relied on a quirky crew

Some of the highlights from Minnesota's second-largest Ponzi scheme.

Updated: June 13, 2012, - 04:00 PM

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