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Attorney General Swanson Sues Fence Company That Kept Prepayments From Customers For Fences It Never Actually Installed
Attorney General Lori Swanson recently filed a lawsuit against Alpine Fence Company, LLC (“Alpine”) under Minnesota’s consumer protection laws for allegedly soliciting large prepayments from customers for fences it never subsequently built.
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.
Associated Community Services, a Professional Fundraiser, Barred from Soliciting Charitable Donations in Minnesota for Two Years; Will Pay $200,000 in Penalties and Restitution
Attorney General Lori Swanson has settled a lawsuit against Associated Community Services, Inc., a Michigan-based for-profit professional fundraiser that solicited donations for Foundation for American Veterans and dozens of other charities in Minnesota.
Internet Lender CashCall, Inc. Barred from Doing Business in Minnesota
The settlement bans CashCall from doing business in Minnesota unless and until it complies with Minnesota's usury, lending and licensure laws. The settlement also provides over $11.7 million in financial relief to over 6,000 Minnesota borrowers.