Attorney General Lori Swanson

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Minnesota AG Sues Texas Credit Card Firm

Minnesota’s attorney general is suing a Texas credit card processor, accusing it of misleading small businesses with promises of cost savings and then charging higher hidden fees.

10/15/2014

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Dems Have Money Edge In Key Minnesota Races

Minnesota Democrats enjoy campaign cash advantages in all races for statewide office as the party seeks to keep its current grip on state government power. The latest batch of fundraising reports was released Tuesday, two weeks ahead of a primary election that will set November matchups.

07/29/2014

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Minn. AG Files Suit Against MN School Of Business, Globe University

The Minnesota General Attorney has filed a lawsuit against two for-profit colleges, claiming they misrepresented the job opportunities that would be available to their criminal justice graduates. On Tuesday, Lori Swanson announced that a suit had been filed against the Minnesota School of Business and Globe University.

07/22/2014

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Minn. AG, Milwaukee For-Profit School Settle

Minnesota’s attorney general has reached a settlement with a Milwaukee for-profit college that requires the institution to notify prospective students about the accreditation of certain programs and offer refunds to students who may not have had full information about what they needed for career certification.

11/27/2013

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Synthetic Drugs Hearing Scheduled In Duluth

Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson and a committee of state lawmakers will be talking about synthetic drugs in Duluth. Swanson and the newly formed Committee on Controlled Substances and Synthetic Drugs will hold a public hearing Friday to discuss public policy relating to synthetics.

06/07/2013

Stocks

Accretive Shares Plummet After Critical AG Report

An Illinois medical debt collection company’s stock is falling sharply after a critical report on its practices from the Minnesota attorney general.

04/25/2012

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Minn. Gets $280M In National Mortgage Settlement

State officials say Minnesota mortgage borrowers will be eligible for a total of $280 million from a national settlement between states and the country’s biggest mortgage lenders.

02/09/2012

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Minn. AG Sues For-Profit College Company

The Minnesota attorney general has joined a lawsuit against the country’s second-largest for-profit college company, alleging that two of its schools in the state illegally collected taxpayer-financed financial aid.

09/22/2011

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