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Target Reveals Gift Card Snafu

Target is getting hit with another lump of coal this holiday season. The nation’s second-largest discount retailer said Tuesday that an unidentified number of gift cards sold over the holidays were not properly activated.

12/31/2013

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Man Sentenced In Wedding Gift Thefts

One of the men accused of stealing money, checks and gift cards from wedding receptions in the north metro has been sentenced.

12/12/2013

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Spending Smart With Holiday Gift Cards

We know you’re looking for the easiest and smartest ways to shop as we get closer to Christmas. This week, we are getting to the bottom of some of your holiday shopping questions. Gift cards are perfect for the tough people to shop for on your holiday list, but you should watch out for hidden fees.

12/04/2013

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DeBlog: Best Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Deals

It’s the best time of the year if you’re looking for a great deal on restaurant gift cards. Spend $100, get $20. Spend $100, get $25. Spend $25, get $5. It’s the perfect way to say “thank you” to coworkers, or your babysitter, or a great gift for family and friends.

11/26/2013

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13 Schools Sent Mystery Gift Cards To ‘Pay It Forward’

The season of giving is upon us, and some Lakeville schools recently got a lesson in giving back. On Monday, schools across the district received an anonymous gift in the mail: a $100 Cub Foods gift card. The only instruction was to forward it to a family in need.

11/21/2013

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Brooklyn Park, Ham Lake ‘Wedding Crasher’ Theft Suspects ID’d

Three suspects accused of stealing checks, cash and gift cards while crashing a wedding reception have been identified by police.

08/02/2013

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Charges: Fmr. Postal Carrier Stole Cash, Gift Cards From Mail

A 27-year-old Hinckley woman has been charged with allegedly stealing cash and gift cards from the U.S. mail while working as a postal carrier, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

06/25/2013

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DeBlog: Best Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Deals

It’s the best time of the year if you’re looking for a great deal on restaurant gift cards. Spend $100, get $20. Spend $100, get $25. Spend $25, get $5. It’s the perfect way to say “thank you” to coworkers, or your babysitter, or a great gift for family and friends.

11/19/2012

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The Pros And Cons Of Gift Cards

To gift card or not to gift card? That is the question. Here are the pros and cons of giving a gift card this holiday season.

11/07/2012

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Day After Xmas: Time For Returns And Gift Cards

Legions of shoppers took to the malls Monday (the day after Christmas) to return unwanted gifts, deplete the balances on gift cards and look for post-holiday deals.

12/26/2011

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Make Cash By Recycling Old Electronics, Gadgets

Minnesotans are recycling old gadgets and gizmos like never before

09/27/2011

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Postal Worker Pleads Guilty To Stealing Cash, Gift Cards

A 36-year-old Forest Lake woman has pleaded guilty to stealing from the mail over a 10-month period, according to the United States Attorney’s Office.

07/14/2011

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Metro Area UPS Credited With Stopping Theft Ring

A UPS store in Apple Valley is credited with stopping a huge theft ring in the United States involving stolen credit card numbers.

06/30/2011

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Fmr. Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing Cash, Gift Cards

A former United States Postal Service employee has been indicted for allegedly stealing cash and gift cards from the mail over a 10-month period, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

12/29/2010

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