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Two Men Charged with Major Financial Crimes

Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced that Scott Alan Schoaf, age 49 of Rosemount, has been charged* with two counts of Theft and two counts of Theft By Swindle (all felonies) in connection with taking monies paid by clients while operating his collection agency.   In a separate case, Stephen Lamers, age 40 of Owatonna, has been charged* with nine counts of Theft by Swindle in connection with a theft scheme involving several businesses in Dakota County while employed as a liquor distributor.

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