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Resource ID: #17537
Subject: Crime
Source: KMSP-TV (Minneapolis)
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Date: December 18 - 22, 2000

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"'Big Dreams, Inc.,' a Minneapolis travel agency, was selling trips to the NFL Pro Bowl in Hawaii as well as other winter getaways. The deals were widely advertised on Twin City radio stations. Thousands of people bought them. KMSP-TV discovered the company owner was running a business that thrived on unethical and illegal behavior. He committed mail fraud, wrote more than a million dollars in bad checks, was wanted in Las Vegas for running a similar travel scam there and left a trail of unpaid bills that totaled in the hundreds of thousands of dollars."

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