California Company Fined For Mailing Misleading 'Medicare.com' Letters To Elderly MinnesotansThe Minnesota Department of Commerce has fined a California-based health insurance agency for mailing hundreds of thousands of misleading letters to elderly Minnesotans.
Charges: Lakeville Man Stole $740K From Seniors In Metals Investment ScamA Lakeville man is charged with fleecing $740,000 from senior citizens in a precious metals investment scheme.
Commerce Department Warning Of Diesel-Tainted Gas In Rochester AreaThe state commerce department is warning consumers that there could be tainted gas at stations in southeastern Minnesota.
Commerce Dept. Recommends Against Line 3 PlanMinnesota's demand for gasoline appears unlikely to increase over the long term, the Minnesota Department of Commerce said.
Environmental Review Due For Enbridge Pipeline ReplacementThe $7.5 billion project would replace a pipeline from the 1960s that no longer operates at full capacity.
State Revokes Credit Repair Business Owner's License AgainThe state revoked a Twin Cities businessman's license Wednesday for what they call "untrustworthiness" and "incompetence."
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.
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.