The Better Business Bureau of Minnesota says they've received 87 complaints against a Las Vegas company called Funds Direct since August. The company has allegedly debited accounts for $30 without authorization, causing some consumers to overdraft and forcing them to cancel their accounts.
Hopkins suffers rare loss to No. 1 ranked Sidwell Friends
The Royals held their own in a battle of the nation's best.
Charges: 2 teens responsible for violent carjacking spree across Twin Cities
They face a combined 31 felony counts, all tied to carjackings and related crimes.
MN rep. says he was 'assaulted' at activist group's public meeting
The Republican said a man grabbed his arms and yanked him from the room.
What were the 'bizarre things' seen in Minnesota's sky?
The mysterious streaks were not UFOs and they weren't pieces of an asteroid.
Mel Kiper Jr. has Vikings taking a cornerback in his first mock draft
Mike Zimmer may be gone, but the tradition lives on.
Free COVID testing site to open in St. Paul for 3 weeks
The federal testing site comes as demand for testing remains high.
MN TikToker accused of faking federal agent life pleads guilty
He told his 10,000 followers he was a Homeland Security agent — authorities say it was a lie.
Report: Vikings request second interview with 2 GM candidates
Ryan Poles of the Chiefs and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah of the Browns.
Hopkins takes on No. 1 team in the country on ESPNU Friday
The game will feature a pair of top recruits in the Class of 2022.
Educators in Minneapolis, St. Paul could strike amid contract negotiations
Teachers and support staff are demanding smaller class sizes, mental health support and better pay.
MN mayor in hot water for hawking $400M underwater hotel plan
The city council called a special meeting to discuss the mayor's public comments.
Consumer watchdogs question Minn. colleges' contract with debit card co.
Minnesota State Colleges and universities are being scrutinized by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group over a contract with private financial company Higher One. The consumer watchdog claims Higher One pushes students into using debit cards with sneaky fees that "eat up students' financial aid awards."
Consumers urged to avoid three Minnesota-based online retailers
The Better Business Bureau is warning furniture shoppers wholesalemoderndesign.com, lightgreydesign.com and urbanhom.com are accused of failing to deliver furniture and refuse to grant refunds. KSTP reports all three websites are owned by a Twin Cities man. The BBB says it has received more than 40 complaints about his furniture companies in just two years.
Carlson School gets funds to study what makes consumers go green
When it comes to sustainability, most research is aimed at developing new technology. The U of M's Carlson School will focus instead on how and why consumers use that green technology.
Moderate risk of severe weather in Minnesota
The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and damaging winds are expected to develop Sunday afternoon in southwest Minnesota and move northeast. The Storm Prediction Center has put parts of east central Minnesota under a moderate risk for severe storms.
Mall of America warns consumers of phone scammers
Officials with the Bloomington mall say scammers pretending to be affiliated with the mall are calling consumers in hopes of gaining their credit card numbers or other personal information. Within 24 hours the mall received a couple dozen complaints.
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