“I don’t know when he would have time to do that. He spends all of his time studying. I hope none of it is true.”
— Winona State University chemistry professor Thomas Nalli talking to the Star Tribune about Khoi Van, one of two Winona State foreign students suspected by federal investigators of engaging in a multimillion-dollar cyber crime / identity theft operation based out of Vietnam.
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.