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

Bill protects varsity eligibility for some mentally disabled students

Minnesota high school students with documented mental disabilities may soon be automatically eligible to play varsity sports if they transfer...

Updated: March 06, 2014, - 03:44 PM

Whistleblower: Paying to fix credit is big business

United Credit Consultants, based in Burnsville, has a team of 20 specialists that it says are trained to help consumers...

Updated: March 03, 2014, - 10:27 AM

Did you seek help fixing your credit?

Excerpt from our blog:The Federal Trade Commission and Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson have warned consumers to be careful when...

Updated: February 24, 2014, - 06:55 PM

Fewer human rights claims in Minnesota get validated

Lynn Monley was four months pregnant when she told her boss at a Twin Cities landscape company that she was...

Updated: February 24, 2014, - 09:51 AM

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

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