Wikileaks and Weaponized Transparency

By Kirk Anderson on October 18, 2016

Has WikiLeaks accepted and published material obtained from a foreign intelligence service? Since Julian Assange went into the Ecuadorian embassy to avoid extradition on rape charges in 2012, he has become increasingly myopic and hostile toward the US. He blamed his legal trouble in 2010 on a “sex trap” laid by the Pentagon, and has since that… Read more »

Government Clamps Down on Duplicate Coverage to Cut Medicaid and ACA Fraud

By Kirk Anderson on October 11, 2016

Some Medicaid recipients end up picking up insurance coverage later on due to a change in their job situation. But some Medicaid beneficiaries who picked up coverage through the federal health insurance marketplace could be in position to lose their subsidies. Circumstances have come to light showing how people might face charges of Medicaid fraud…. Read more »

How to Deal with a Minnesota Drug Possession Charge

By Kirk Anderson on September 28, 2016

A drug possession charge is one of the most common charges that enter the legal system each year. Currently, there are laws in every state that regulate and prohibit the possession, sale and manufacturing of drugs. It is also important to remember that the way a drug is being used and what it is intended… Read more »

The Most Unusual Theft of Public Property was Moon Rocks

By Kirk Anderson on September 20, 2016

Perhaps the most unusual theft of public property took place early in the current century when a group of interns working at NASA’s Johnson Space Center went to great lengths to steal moon rocks, brought back from the lunar surface at tremendous trouble and expense by the Apollo astronauts. The mechanics of the heist are… Read more »

Protection for Animal, Birds, Fish and Plants Crimes

By Kirk Anderson on September 13, 2016

Plants and wildlife provide beauty and a sense of warmth to the environment. We all take great pleasure in the splendor of nature all around us.   The concern is that so many plants and animals face endangerment due to hunting, habitat destruction, killing animals and plants for products, among other issues. There needs to be… Read more »

White-Collar Crime: Mail Fraud

By Kirk Anderson on September 6, 2016

Maybe you’ve heard of white-collar crime and think that it’s not so bad, and the penalties aren’t very severe, because it’s usually a crime of the middle and upper class. Don’t make this mistake! White-collar crimes come with serious penalties. A white-collar crime is most often committed by an employee or manager of a business and motivated by financial… Read more »

Can I Really Get a DWI on a Bicycle in Minnesota?

By Kirk Anderson on August 30, 2016

Drinking and driving are no joke, but what if you aren’t behind the wheel of a car, but behind the bars of a bicycle?  Are you worried about getting a DWI while on a bike in Minnesota? The Law on DWI Actually, the law is on your side in this case.  You can’t get a DWI… Read more »

Lewiston Man Charged with 2nd Degree Murder of Girlfriend

By Kirk Anderson on August 22, 2016

Authorities from the Winona County Sheriff’s department stopped a man in the early hours of May 13th, leaving the area of an unoccupied car on the side of the road. The man, Kyle Allers, 23, stated he was looking for his girlfriend, whom he had fought with earlier that day. The officer noticed blood on Kyle… Read more »

Wire Fraud Charges In Minnesota Film Studio Case

By Kirk Anderson on August 16, 2016

This past June, the founder of Ironbound Studios, located in Minnesota, and two other individuals was arrested on wire fraud charges. Jerry Seppala, of Wayzata, MN, was charged with one count of wire fraud and one count of conspiring to commit wire fraud. Wire fraud is defined as “… broadly to any fraudulent or deceitful… Read more »