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Attorney General Swanson Sues Twin Cities-Based Magazine Company and Owner for Deceptive Magazine Sales
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson today filed a lawsuit against Your Magazine Service Inc., a Minnesota corporation, for using deceptive sales tactics to sign up consumers—many of them seniors—for magazine packages that cost almost $1,000.

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Attorney General Swanson Sues Michigan Charitable Fundraising Company
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed a lawsuit against a Michigan company and its affiliate for sending false "pledge reminders" to donors and making other deceptive statements in its campaign to solicit donations for a Michigan-based veterans charity.

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Attorney General Swanson Sues Company That Used Deceptive Practices to Sell Unnecessary Vehicle Service Contracts
“The company got people to buy warranties whose vehicles were already covered by a warranty,” said Attorney General Swanson. She added: “People should be on guard against companies posing as manufacturers or dealers to sell expensive warranties that are riddled with loopholes.”

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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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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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