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Attorney General Swanson Permanently Bans Officials of Florida Locksmith Company that Deceived Minnesotans from Operating in State
The company used Internet advertisements and webpages for locksmiths that appeared to be homegrown Minnesota businesses. The ads and webpages promoted local sounding companies—“Burnsville Locksmith” or “Minneapolis Locksmith Service,” for example—with local phone numbers and addresses.

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Carnival Operator Sued for Stiffing County and Town Fairs Throughout Minnesota
A carnival company based in Anoka, Minnesota was sued by Attorney General Lori Swanson for stiffing county and town fairs around Minnesota for thousands of dollars each and not showing up on fair day with the promised rides, games, and food concessions.

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Attorney General Charges Shakopee Prison Inmate with Second Massive Scheme to Defraud Medical Assistance Program
A woman currently serving time in Shakopee Prison related to a 2010 conviction for Medical Assistance fraud has been charged by Attorney General Lori Swanson a second time for an elaborate scheme to bilk taxpayers by unlawfully submitting claims for home nursing care.

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Be Alert for “Spoofed” Local Phone Numbers
One increasingly common technique scam artists use is to falsify or “spoof” their caller ID information with local phone numbers or information to make it look like the calls are from a nearby person or business

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Attorney General Swanson Issues Compliance Report on Nation's Largest Car Donation Charity, Based in Minnesota
From 2011-2014, nearly $36 million was paid to for-profit vendors owned by the charity’s two founders and co-managers

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AG Swanson Files Lawsuit Against Minnesota School of Business and Globe University
Lawsuit alleges that schools enrolled students who wanted to become police officers even though their programs aren't certified for this and misrepresented the transferability of their credits.

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Attorney General Lori Swanson Files Lawsuit Against Company Promising Student Loan Debt "Forgiveness"
Company charged fees of up to $1,500 for filling out and submitting forms to the federal government for loan repayment and consolidation programs, which eligible borrowers can apply for on their own for free

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AG Swanson Sues Oregon-Based Companies for Misleading Consumers with Deceptive Magazine and Newspaper "Renewal" Notices
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit against several Oregon-based companies that perpetrated a nationwide scheme to mislead consumers into “renewing” their newspaper and magazine subscriptions at significantly higher rates than those charged by publishers.

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