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California man pleads not guilty to North Dakota bank scams

MINOT (AP) -- A California man has pleaded not guilty to scamming three banks in North Dakota and trying to scam a fourth. Twenty-three-year-old Patrick Griffith, of Stockton, California, faces felony charges in North Dakota that could land him i...

MINOT (AP) - A California man has pleaded not guilty to scamming three banks in North Dakota and trying to scam a fourth.

Twenty-three-year-old Patrick Griffith, of Stockton, California, faces felony charges in North Dakota that could land him in prison for up to 60 years if he's convicted.

The Minot Daily News reports that Griffith is accused of scamming two banks in Minot, one in Dickinson, and trying to scam another in Rolla last summer to get cash advances on a credit card.

Griffith also is accused of scamming banks in the South Dakota cities of Rapid City and Custer.

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