Students Of Defunct Anthem College Could Get Debt ReliefAnthem College, formerly called High Tech Institute, would enroll hundreds of students each year.
Globe University, Minn. AG Rest Cases In Fraud TrialBoth sides have rested their arguments in another case brought by the state against a private for-profit college. Attorney General Lori Swanson is suing Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business in a bench trial in Hennepin County Court.
AG: Minnesota Hospitals Can't Bill Sex Assault Victims For ExamsMinnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson sent a letter to Minnesota hospitals to remind them they aren't allowed to bill sexual assault victims for forensic exams. Swanson's letter dated Friday also asks the hospitals several questions about billing practices, which her office will use to help get refunds for patients who were wrongly billed.
Minn. AG Sues Missouri Auto Company Accused Of Misleading ConsumersMinnesota's attorney general is suing a Missouri company, accusing it of misleading consumers into unnecessarily buying coverage for auto repairs.
AG: Shakopee Inmate Defrauded Medical Assistance ProgramMinnesota's Attorney General has filed felony fraud charges against a 51-year-old woman. With an aging population and soaring hospital costs, home healthcare delivers efficient medical care.
Company Must Reimburse Students Who Prepaid Exam FeesAn Indiana company has been ordered to reimburse hundreds of nursing students in Minnesota who prepaid exam fees. Attorney General Lori Swanson sued The College Network, a company sells study guides to help students who want to become registered nurses pass equivalency exams for college credits through an online degree program.
Minn. Attorney General Goes After Car Donation FoundationThe nation's largest nonprofit for car donations is accused of misleading the public about millions of dollars worth of donations. The Car Donation Foundation is accused of paying $36 million to two corporations owned by the executives who managed the charity between 2011 and 2014.
Minnesota Leaders Meet Privately About Sex Offender ProgramAn array of Minnesota officials gathered at a federal courthouse to privately discuss the future of the state's program for confining sex offenders.
Minnesota AG Sues Epilepsy Foundation Over Charitable FundraisingThe Minnesota attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota, claiming the charity has allowed the thrift store chain Savers to use signs that are misleading to donors.
Minnesota Won't Dump Pension-Fund Holdings In Israeli BondsTop Minnesota leaders declined Wednesday to shy from pension-fund investments in Israeli bonds despite persistent and passionate appeals from a group that argues the state is improperly taking sides in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.
Minnesota AG Criticizes Savers Thrift Store ChainMinnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says the thrift store conglomerate Savers LLC improperly handles the donations it solicits in the name of several Minnesota charities.
Democrat Swanson Wins 3rd Term As Attorney GeneralMinnesota voters have re-elected Lori Swanson to a third term as attorney general, extending the DFL Party's 43-year lock on the office. Swanson defeated GOP state Sen. Scott Newman of Hutchinson. Swanson campaigned on her record of consumer protection as the state's chief legal officer.