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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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Hedge Fund Managers Plead Guilty In Petters’ Case

Two Florida hedge fund managers have pleaded guilty to lying to investors about investments in convicted Minnesota businessman Tom Petters' former company. David Harrold and Bruce Prevost each pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of securities fraud.

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3 Florida Men Indicted In Wake Of Petters Scheme

A former associate of fallen Minnesota businessman Tom Petters and two hedge fund managers have been indicted on fraud charges.

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