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American Indian gang trio face racketeering trial

Three members of a violent American Indian gang known for terrorizing people from the Twin Cities to reservations in greater Minnesota, Wisconsin and beyond will go on trial Tuesday in what authorities call one of the largest gang cases to come out of Indian Country.

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4 charged in mortgage fraud scheme

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four people from Minnesota and Wisconsin are charged in what authorities are calling a “sophisticated mortgage fraud scheme” involving fake documents — including phony divorce decrees and the forged signature of a Minnesota judge. The case involves the sales of foreclosed properties in the Twin Cities area and tens of millions of dollars in federally guaranteed mortgage ...

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