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Man imprisoned for attempting to defraud relief program of nearly $10...

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting to defraud a COVID relief program of almost $10 million. In a...

Senators want audit of Department of Education following fraud allegations

More Minnesota state senators are calling for investigations into the government's handling of federal food aid programs and COVID relief. Sens. Roger Chamberlain, Mark Koran,...

Eden Prairie man charged with COVID relief fraud of over $2.1...

Harold Bennie Kaeding, a 72-year-old Eden Prairie man, has been charged with COVID relief fraud in addition to money laundering. Between April and December of...

Fridley couple with bank deposits over $1M charged with welfare fraud

A Fridley couple is facing felony charges of wrongfully obtaining public assistance after investigators discovered the couple had deposited over $1 million into their...

MN DEED Reports Recent Increase In Unemployment Benefit Fraud Attempts

Minnesotans are being targeted in attempts by criminals to collect fraudulent unemployment benefits, and a number of metro and Greater Minnesota law enforcement agencies...

Why Obamacare is behind problems at Minnesota DHS

Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) is in trouble for a number of things, one of which is paying out over $75 million in...

Republicans Voice Frustration Regarding Continuous DHS Scandals

On October 29th, the Office of the Legislative Auditor (OLA) released its special review of overpayments by the Department of Human Services (DHS) to...

Corruption Allegations Plague Minnesota’s Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS)

Several weeks ago, we reported that—in the face of months-long lines to take driving exams—Minnesota’s Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS), part of the Minnesota...

Problems Continue at Minnesota’s Department of Human Services

Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS) is engulfed in scandal. To name just a few issues, Democrat Governor Tim Walz still won’t explain why...

The Feds Want Their Missing Money Back From Minnesota DHS

Ongoing reporting at Alpha News has covered the problems and scandals at Minnesota’s Department of Human Services (DHS), the largest state agency with a...