Minnesota Office of the Attorney General News

New leadership at the CFPB means state AGs will be more active in financial consumer protection

By Karen Kidd | Apr 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.

Minnesota attorney general alleges Associated Community Services used deceptive practices

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 3, 2016

ST. PAUL, Minn. (Legal Newsline) – Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson announced that her office filed a lawsuit against Associated Community Services Inc. and one of its affiliates after allegations of sending false “pledge reminders” to donors and making other deceptive statements in an effort to solicit donations for a Michigan veterans charity.

Minnesota accuses Savers of illegal practices with charitable donations

By Mark Payne | Nov 26, 2014

Savers retail and its relationship to local charities in Minnesota is being questioned after a report of Compliance found their may be some issues with their financial relationship, according to an announcement of the compliance report by Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson.

Minn. process server sued for 'sewer service'

By Mark Payne | Nov 12, 2014

Attorney General Lori Swanson sued a Minnesota process service company and one of its representatives last week for allegedly engaging in “sewer service” by falsely claiming it had notified defendants of pending debt collection lawsuits.

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