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Cell phone scam that ended in Woodbury draws conviction, sentence

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A Twin Cities man who admitted to running a cell-phone scam that came to an end in Woodbury must repay thousands of dollars as part of a sentence he received earlier this month.


Tucker McDowell, 22, was ordered to repay $4,020 to his former employer, AT&T, during a Dec. 1 hearing where he was convicted and sentenced. The Bloomington man must also spend five years on probation, 10th District Court Judge Gregory Galler ordered.

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Mike Longaecker
Mike Longaecker is the regional public safety reporter for RiverTown Multimedia. His coverage area spans St. Croix and Pierce counties. Longaecker served from 2011-2015 as editor of the Woodbury Bulletin. A University of Wisconsin-River Falls graduate, Longaecker previously reported for the Red Wing Republican Eagle and for the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau. You can follow him on Twitter at @Longaecker
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