By the numbers

The Last Place on Earth building

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120 E. Superior St., Duluth

$62,000:Recorded purchase price in June 1996

$74,200: Assessed value in 2007

$228,600: Assessed value today

$3 million: Value of assets seized by federal officials in a July 2012 raid at the store

$6.5 million: Amount sought by U.S. Attorney's office

Source: City of Duluth property assessments; Lexis-Nexis, News Tribune archives