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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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Attorney General Warns About Tax Scams
Minnesotans should be on alert for calls from scam artists who pose as IRS representatives and demand large payments for back taxes or other debts. These scam artists often threaten people with arrest, jail or legal action to pressure folks into making immediate payments via a wire transfer or prepaid card. If you receive one of these calls, hang up! To read our Alert on this scam, click the “More Information” button.

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Compliance Report Questions Financial Relationship Between Savers' Retail Stores and Local Charities
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson today issued a Compliance Report questioning the relationship between Savers retail stores, a billion dollar thrift store conglomerate, and several local charities.

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AG Swanson Sues Credit Card Service Company for Misleading Small Businesses With Bait And Switch Tactics
Suit says Texas company told Minnesota businesses it could save them money on credit card processing services, then hit them with higher hidden fees and fraudulently altered contracts.

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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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