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Home Connected to Petters Ponzi Scheme Seized

A Minnesota home purchased with proceeds from a Ponzi scheme will be seized by federal officials. A judge has authorized the U.S. Attorney's Office to seize the home in Minnetrista linked to Tom Petters.

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GE Capital to Repay $19 Million in Petters Settlement

General Electric Capital Corp. has agreed to repay $19 million in interest and principal it received from the $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme Minnesota businessman Tom Petters was convicted of orchestrating.

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U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Review Petters’ Conviction

The U.S. Supreme Court says it won't take up the case of Minnesota businessman -- and St. Cloud native -- Tom Petters. In documents made public Tuesday, the nation's highest court denied Petters' request to review his 2009 conviction on charges he orchestrated a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme.

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Petters Says He’s Innocent in 1st Prison Interview

A Minnesota businessman -- and St. Cloud native -- convicted of engineering a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme now lives in a two-person prison cell, awakened at 6 a.m. each day by clanging door locks.

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Petters Asks US Supreme Court to Review Conviction

Attorneys for Minnesota businessman Tom Petters are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review his 2009 conviction on charges that he orchestrated a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme.

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Dayton Signs Bill Limiting ‘Clawback’ Lawsuits

Gov. Mark Dayton has signed a bill to exempt charitable groups from having to return tainted donations after the expiration of a two-year statute of limitations.

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Appeals Court Affirms Petters Conviction, Sentence

A federal appeals court has upheld the 2009 conviction and 50-year prison sentence of Tom Petters. The Minnesota businessman and St. Cloud native was found guilty of orchestrating a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme.

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Sun County Airlines Sold To Southern Minnesota Family

Sun Country Airlines has been sold to the owners of Cambria, the Le Sueur-based maker of quartz countertops Sun County was sold Wednesday to a private company owned by the Davis family of St. Peter, owners of Cambria Holdings LLC.

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Petters Scheme Whistleblower Transferred To Benton County Jail

The whistleblower who exposed the $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme of Wayzata businessman Tom Petters has been transferred back to the Benton County Jail ahead of her release from custody next month.

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Court Won’t Hear Restitution Claim In Petters Ponzi Case

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from investment funds seeking repayment of their losses in a $3.7 billion Ponzi scheme operated by Minnesota businessman -- and St. Cloud native -- Thomas Petters.

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