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

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

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

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