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

Jan. 1, 2014: Medical billing firm settles charges

A medical billing company that was barred from doing business in Minnesota has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade...

Updated: January 01, 2014, - 07:17 PM

Catching up with 2013 Whistleblowers

Earlier this month, Whistleblower reported how the contractor behind Laura Guthery’s botched kitchen remodel now faces a misdemeanor charge of...

Updated: December 28, 2013, - 05:13 PM

Washington trying to cure robocall epidemic

There is one thing that Whistleblower readers want for Christmas — to make Rachel, Lisa, Brian and every other robocaller stop calling.

Updated: December 14, 2013, - 06:23 PM

Parents: Minnesota High School League transfer policy unfair to disabled

State High School League said restriction on athletes changing schools doesn’t discriminate.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 10:07 PM

Botched kitchen project leads to charges against remodeler

Laura Guthery’s experience with remodeler Mark M. Kotek was so “nightmarish” that she felt it went beyond a contract dispute. So she reported it to both the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry and the Bloomington Police Department.

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 05:36 AM

As suicides rise, hospitals adapt

Joseph Passante tried to kill himself twice in the fall of 2009 and wound up both times at Mayo Clinic’s...

Updated: December 02, 2013, - 10:39 AM

'Rachel' scammers reach settlement

Two more people and four companies have agreed to settle charges in the “Rachel robocall” scheme, the Federal Trade Commission said last week.

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 01:00 AM

Consumers turn to courts when credit errors go unfixed

For four months, Jeffrey Beaubien wrote letters and made phone calls in a failed effort to remove his son’s debts...

Updated: November 16, 2013, - 05:51 PM

Whistleblower: Jail is sued over debit card fees

Ramsey County uses the cards to return money to inmates upon release, but the attached fees have caused a backlash.

Updated: November 02, 2013, - 07:23 PM

Companies hope to cash in on health insurance confusion

I was listening to the KDWB morning show on my way to work last week, mostly because they were playing...

Updated: October 28, 2013, - 11:26 AM

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