Attorney General Lori Swanson
The growing problem of student debt, coupled with a tight job picture, is giving rise to an industry aimed at helping customers deal with debt repayment. But it is also the reason the Minnesota Attorney General is suing a Florida company, claiming it is misleading customers into thinking it will eliminate their student debt.
Minnesota’s attorney general is suing four Oregon companies for magazine sales tactics she says are misleading and hurt seniors. Lori Swanson says the companies offered magazine and newspaper subscription renewals to Minnesotans at inflated rates.
A Republican legislator says Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson should consider seeking payback from a health care contractor hired to assist in the launch of the Minnesota insurance exchange.
The Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against a Wadena process service company and one of its former employees saying they falsely claimed some individuals were served with debt collection lawsuits.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An Illinois medical debt collection company’s stock is falling sharply after a critical report on its practices from the Minnesota attorney general.
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.
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.