Department Of Commerce Helps Consumers Locate Missing MoneyThe Minnesota Department of Commerce is trying to help residents find money or property that disappeared during a move, after a death or just plain forgetfulness.
State Suing Life Insurance Companies For Not Paying BeneficiariesWCCO has discovered the State of Minnesota has sued several companies for not paying beneficiaries in millions of dollars.
Use A Credit Card At The Gas Pump? It Could Lead To TheftWarm weather means road trips for many of us. But what you may not know is that filling up can lead to credit card theft.
Authorities Crack Down On Credit Card Skimming At Gas PumpsIf you've ever had your credit card information compromised, it may have happened as you were filling your tank.
Incentive Program Helps Minn. Homeowners Go GreenWe have all heard about the benefits of solar energy, but the cost can make that transition difficult. Solar panel installation on a home in Minnesota averages between $20,000 and $40,000.
Charges: Man Stole Hundreds Of Thousands From Ill GrandmaA White Bear Lake man was charged Tuesday with stealing thousands of dollars from his grandmother after relatives contacted police with suspicions of fraud. The Minnesota Department of Commerce says Dennis Lee Olson, 42, is charged with theft by swindle from Betty Jane Braun between 2008 and 2013, when she passed away.
Fmr. Viking Accused Of Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi SchemeTwo Minnesota men, including a former Minnesota Vikings tight end, are charged with running a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of millions of dollars. The U.S. Attorney's office says 66-year-old Stu Voigt and 61-year-old Jeffery Gardner face several criminal charges in connection to a real estate scheme between 2005 and 2007.
300,000 Minnesotans Reportedly Affected By Anthem Data BreachThe Minnesota Department of Commerce says that health insurer Anthem, Inc. has reported that the social security numbers of more than 200,000 Minnesotans and the personal information of another 100,000 have been compromised.
Farmington Couple Charged In ‘American Girl’ SwindleA Farmington couple face felony theft by swindle charges after buying discounted American Girl merchandise from an online retailer, then fraudulently returning the items at the Mall of American for a full refund. The Hennepin County Attorney's Office says Jennifer Jo Cho, 37, and Henry Lim Cho, 34, returned over 134 items without a receipt to the American Girl store at the Mall of America – reaping $5,374 in the process.
U Of M Hosts 4th Annual Cyber Security SummitCyber security experts are calling the last twelve months "the year of the large scale breach." With companies like Target and Home Depot being hacked, leaders in the business and technology communities are teaming up to end cyber security crime.
Mpls. Couple Has Insurance Warning For HomeownersA Twin Cities couple calls their experience with an insurance company a lesson that all homeowners should learn. David Hettlinger and his wife are still trying to recover from a storm two summers ago.
Legislature Sends Heating Aid Bill To Dayton A sudden vote Thursday left a bill containing $20 million in emergency heating assistance one step from Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton, who could have it on his desk by day's end. The Senate voted 65-0 to send a revised measure back to the House.