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  1. Workers' Comp Fraud Charges Filed on UtahRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Insurance Journal West

    A Utah man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison is charged with defrauding the state worker's compensation fund by collecting total disability benefits while running a construction company. The Independent Record reported the attorney general filed a felony theft charge against 51-year-old Benjie Leroy Christensen of Vernal, Utah, on Sept.

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  2. Convicted rapist used Skype to urge teen victim to kill herself while he watchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Raw Story

    A Montana man serving a prison term for sexually assaulting a 12-year-old is now facing charges that he contacted the victim via Skype while he was out on bail and urged her to kill herself while he watched. Michael John Morlan, 21, is currently serving seven years in Montana State Prison after being convicted on two felony counts of sexual intercourse with a minor, according to the Billings Gazette .

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  3. Mont. rapist used Skype to try coercing victim to kill herself: DARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | New York Daily News

    ... e chatting with her on Skype on Sept. 1, 2013, while he was out on bail. He's currently serving time at Montana State Prison.

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  4. Utah man charged with workers' compensation fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | KSL-TV

    A Utah man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison is charged with defrauding the state workers' compensation fund by collecting disability benefits while running a construction company. The attorney general's office filed a felony theft charge against Benjie Leroy Christensen of Roosevelt, Utah, alleging he illegally collected over $97,000 in benefits from June 2008 until March of this year, the Independent Record reported.

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  5. What to Know in Montana for Sept. 18Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 18 | KFBB

    ... income increases between 2012 and 2013. A Utah man who suffered a knee injury while working at the Montana State Prison is charged with defrauding the state worker's compensation fund by collecting total disability benefits while running a ...

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  6. Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daily Herald

    ... when his probation was revoked for an unrelated intimidation offense. In 2007, Frank escaped from the Montana State Prison ranch with another inmate and was apprehended six days later. He was caught after walking across the Mission Mountains ...

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  7. Names+Faces: Brokaw says his cancer appears to be goneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Detroit Free Press

    ... prison for overcharging Letterman for painting work at his Teton County ranch. Frank escaped from the Montana State Prison in 2007 and was recaptured six days later. He was given another 10-year sentence for the escape. Letterman spokesman Tom ...

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  8. Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Barriere Star Journal

    ... when his probation was revoked for an unrelated intimidation offence. In 2007, Frank escaped from the Montana State Prison ranch with another inmate and was apprehended six days later. He was caught after walking across the Mission Mountains ...

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  9. Man accused in David Letterman kidnap plot releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | KIMA

    ... when his probation was revoked for an unrelated intimidation offense. In 2007, Frank escaped from the Montana State Prison ranch with another inmate and was apprehended six days later. He was caught after walking across the Mission Mountains ...

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  10. Man accused in David Letterman kidnapping plot to be freed from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Newsday

    ... n prison for overcharging Letterman for painting work at his Teton County ranch. Frank escaped from the Montana State Prison in 2007 and was recaptured six days later. He was given another 10-year sentence for the escape.

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  11. Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot to be freedRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | KDWN

    ... n prison for overcharging Letterman for painting work at his Teton County ranch. Frank escaped from the Montana State Prison in 2007 and was recaptured six days later. He was given another 10-year sentence for the escape.

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  12. Man accused in Letterman kidnap plot to be freedMan accused in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | KHOU-TV Houston

    ... prison for overcharging Letterman for painting work at his Teton County ranch. Frank escaped from the Montana State Prison in 2007 and was recaptured six days later. He was given another 10-year sentence for the escape. Read or Share this story: ...

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  13. Adam Sanchez Sentenced to 20 years in Prison on Criminal Endangerment ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2014 | KFBB

    Adam Sanchez was sentenced to the maximum of 20 years in Montana State Prison after pleading guilty to two counts of criminal endangerment in relation to crimes committed back in November of last year. That's when Sanchez led Law Enforcement on a high speed chase that resulted in a collision with a Sheriff Deputy's car and a civilian vehicle.

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  14. Inmate Dies After Extended IllnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | KTMF

    A Montana State Prison inmate died this morning after extended illness, prison personnel say.

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  15. Montana board rejects Barry Beach's clemencyRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | WTVF Nashville

    ... in Louisiana coerced the 1983 confession used to convict him in Nees' killing. In an interview at Montana State Prison, he compared that coercion to the parole board's conditions for considering him rehabilitated. "I have not ever accepted ...

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  16. Great Falls man sentenced to 60 years for rapeRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | KFBB

    A judge has sentenced an 18-year-old Great Falls man accused of raping six girls between the ages of 12 and 14 to 60 years in Montana State Prison.

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  17. Barry Beach turns to courts after clemency deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... classmate says the decision will not end his pursuit for freedom. Barry Beach spoke to reporters at the Montana State Prison on Wednesday, hours after the state Board of Pardons and Parole rejected his fourth bid for clemency since 1994. That means ...

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  18. Montana board rejects Barry Beach's clemencyRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... in Louisiana coerced the 1983 confession used to convict him in Nees' killing. In an interview at Montana State Prison, he compared that coercion to the parole board's conditions for considering him rehabilitated. "I have not ever accepted ...

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  19. Underdahl Sentenced to 70 YearsRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2013 | KFBB

    ... victims, and Underdahl's father, Underdahl was sentenced by Judge Greg Pinski to seventy years with the Montana State Prison with ten years suspended. Underdahl is also now categorized as a tier three sex offender, and is ineligible for parole until ...

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  20. A tour of Old Montana State Prison reminds you that life is better on the outsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... between Missoula and Butte, Deer Lodge is a quiet town that was home for more than a century to the Montana State Prison, a troubled institution that was perennially overcrowded and the sight of several riots, culminating in one that took the life ...

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