News & Updates

Date Title
November 16, 2009 Sprint Nextel settles Minn. lawsuit over contracts
November 16, 2009 Hang up on effort to expand 'robocalls'
October 22, 2009 Swanson to get national consumer protection award
October 10, 2009 AG: Propane firm gouging customers
October 9, 2009 Swanson sues Ferrellgas over propane prices
October 1, 2009 Health 'policies' offered little value: Attorney general sues two firms, saying Minnesotans were duped by phony insurance.
September 30, 2009 Swanson accuses companies of health insurance fraud
September 23, 2009 Debt Relief' just made debt deeper: Minnesota Attorney General is suing three debt-relief companies.
September 22, 2009 Minn. attorney general sues debt aid companies
August 14, 2009 Health care credit cards causing headaches: Complaints involve hidden costs, deceptive practices, high interest rates
August 12, 2009 Attorney general sues clinic over credit card
July 24, 2009 Swanson wins one for state consumers
July 20, 2009 State gets arbitrator to halt its work: Attorney general had accused National Arbitration of deception
July 19, 2009 Big arbitration firm pulls out of credit card business
July 19, 2009 Big arbitration firm pulls out of credit card business
July 19, 2009 In major settlement, St. Louis Park company agrees to stop handling consumer arbitration disputes
July 16, 2009 Attorney general calls for action to prevent foreclosure scams
July 15, 2009 Minnesota lawsuit claims credit card arbitration firm has ties to industry
July 14, 2009 Minnesota sues a credit arbitrator, citing bias
June 7, 2009 New law tightens rules for debt firms: The law aims to keep companies from taking advantage of people