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Audubon man gets jail for issuing bad checks

An Audubon man was sentenced in Becker County court for a felony charge of issuing dishonored checks.

Russell Nelson, 22, will 50 days in jail and pay a $1,000 fine and $781.98 in restitution after he was convicted of writing out bad checks to several Becker County businesses totaling $693.44.

Upon notice of the dishonored checks, they continued to go unpaid.