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Better Business: Nigerian scam artists finding new ways to trick retailers

For retail businesses, the relationship formed with other businesses, organizations and schools can be beneficial. Purchases may only occur one or two times per year, but they are usually large orders to fulfill the needs of multiple employees. If you are in retail, then you know that cultiv…

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Main Street getting 2 new businesses, brands uncertain

Jones Construction has been moving serious dirt to prepare a site for a 6,100-square-foot building near MetraPark.

August 19, 2012 12:05 amLoading…
Montanans create company to capture, sell excess Bakken gas

Montanans create company to capture, sell excess Bakken gas

The unprecedented oil-and-gas boom in the Bakken and Three Forks shale underlying western North Dakota and Eastern Montana is creating tremendous wealth for some and an unprecedented number of jobs.

June 10, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Prevention is key to stopping elderly abuse

Prevention is key to stopping elderly abuse

A Lewistown social worker said she can’t do anything to help a brain-injured elderly man who sold his house for a couple hundred dollars to his caretaker, gave her power of attorney over his affairs and let her kids inherit his estate.

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Have You Heard: Serving up new tennis courts, dining choices around town

Billings will soon double its number of indoor tennis courts, allowing fans to bid on high school, college and junior tournaments.

March 25, 2012 12:05 amLoading…
SRS Crisafulli sets sights on international markets

SRS Crisafulli sets sights on international markets

After profits jumped 40 percent in 2011, officials at SRS Crisafulli Inc. in Glendive faced a business problem.

March 18, 2012 12:15 am Photos

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Billings woman sentenced in Nigerian mail fraud scheme

A Billings woman who admitted to helping a Nigerian man carry out a fraud to get money through phony money orders and forged checks will spend one day in prison and three years on supervised release.

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Billings woman admits wire fraud

A Billings woman admitted to wire fraud charges Wednesday for helping a Nigerian man carry out a scheme to get money through fake money orders and forged checks.

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Sheridan police warn of Internet scam

The Sheridan, Wyo., Police Department and federal agencies recently intercepted an Internet scam using fake money orders with a face value of more than $400,000, prompting law enforcement to warn residents of too-good-to-be-true schemes.

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Billings woman charged with mail fraud conspiracy

A Billings woman with four aliases faces federal fraud charges from an alleged counterfeit money order and forged check scheme.

March 24, 2011 4:45 pmLoading…

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