A St. Cloud man has pleaded guilty to federal theft charges for allegedly stealing veterans’ benefits. 52-year-old Mitchell Pederson stole benefits paid to surviving spouses of veterans who died in military action.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The U.S. Attorney's Office in Minnesota has set up a new unit to go after those committing fraud. The Civil Frauds Unit will work with the office's criminal division to combat financial fraud - including health care fraud, mortgage fraud and bank fraud.