Alejandra Matos

Reporter | Whistleblower
Phone: 612-673-4028
Alejandra Matos writes the Star Tribune's Whistleblower column. She joined the paper in 2012 after graduating from the University of Texas at El Paso with a degree in Multimedia Journalism. She was a Star Tribune health intern in 2011.

Recent content from Alejandra Matos

Feb. 15: Whistleblower: VIN scam hits car dealers, buyers

Late last year, Pat McCoy received an alarming letter from the Minnesota State Patrol. The 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt he had...

Updated: February 15, 2014, - 10:28 PM

North Minneapolis homes caught up in legal dispute

More than 30 north Minneapolis families have found themselves caught up in a legal battle between the man who sold...

Updated: February 10, 2014, - 09:48 AM

$56K awarded to fired worker who complained about racist images

A restaurant worker who lost his job after complaining about racist images in his workplace was awarded $56,000 by a...

Updated: February 05, 2014, - 09:38 PM

Whistleblower: Fraud charge against ex-chiropractor

A Cambridge chiropractor and former City Council member was charged last week with fraud under Minnesota’s no-fault insurance laws.David Schornstein...

Updated: February 03, 2014, - 11:53 AM

Former Moonlight Magic bar is still a legal problem for St. Paul

Ameena Samatar and Alex Jerome are suing St. Paul, claiming it is blocking their effort to use the building as a wedding hall because it does not want a Somali business in the neighborhood.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 11:49 AM

Whistleblower: Shrunken Minnesota task force confronts rising ID theft

Created to combat the rising number of identity thieves and other white-collar crooks, the Minnesota Financial Crimes Task Force is...

Updated: January 27, 2014, - 10:21 AM

Minnesota Capitol restoration contractor tops diversity hiring goals

The company restoring the Capitol building gets top rating for hiring more women and minorities, according to a state analysis.

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 07:52 PM

Some customers are wary of Target's ID protection offer

Target customer Shannon Olsen worries that her identity and financial information will be at risk long past the year that...

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 07:16 AM

Minnesota companies take note after deceptive ads draw sanctions

Car dealerships lure customers into showrooms by promising everything from thousands of dollars off a vehicle to a free 32-inch...

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 04:29 PM

State department says it's ready for 'ban-the-box' enforcement

People who complain about discrimination have to wait an average of 426 days for the state to make a final...

Updated: January 06, 2014, - 09:42 AM

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