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Continued: State says Web-based Profitable Sunrise 'victimizing Minnesotans'

  • Article by: THOMAS LEE and PAUL WALSH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: March 14, 2013 - 9:25 PM

Dorion, a retired Mystic Lake blackjack dealer, said he’s waiting for the required 170 business days to elapse before he can collect his earnings. So far, Dorion said, he’s earned about $130 toward his payoff day on top of his initial investment.

‘Use vigilance’

“Consumers need to be very cautious of investment affinity fraud schemes both in person and on the Internet that deliberately exploit and manipulate the trust of Minnesotans,” Rothman said. “Unfortunately, fraudsters use the Internet and other advertising to carry out their schemes, and I urge everyone to use vigilance. When a deal seems too good to be true, then it is.”

 

pwalsh@startribune.com • 612-673-4482 thomas.lee@startribune.com • 612-673-4113

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