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

After a car accident, solicitations fill mailbox

The other day, one of my Star Tribune colleagues was pulling out of a parking space when a cyclist zoomed...

Updated: September 28, 2013, - 07:52 PM

Fraud victim had to fight TCF Bank for refund

Molly Lindmeyer hates flying, so she knew something was amiss when her husband called to ask why she had charged...

Updated: September 23, 2013, - 04:40 PM

Rollout of Obamacare spawns slew of scams

Con artists are busy dialing seniors and other consumers as they try to cash in on the confusion around the...

Updated: September 15, 2013, - 05:59 PM

Discrimination cases face big backlog at state Human Rights Department

Edward Foster Graham was fired from his job in February 2012. He had always received positive job reviews and was...

Updated: September 09, 2013, - 09:16 AM

Whistleblower: Carpet cleaner says competitor tricked customers

With her daughter’s birthday party coming up, Kristin Jaakola wanted the carpet in her Ham Lake home to get professionally...

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 05:26 PM

Whistleblower: Salmonella outbreak at Minneapolis festival shows food safety challenge

Jose Gavilanes and his wife typically avoid eating street food, but on Aug. 11, they wanted to enjoy the comfort...

Updated: August 24, 2013, - 11:44 PM

Tainted guinea pig meat at Minneapolis festival sent 81 to hospitals

Minneapolis says the vendor sold unapproved food and handled it improperly. Salmonella is suspected.

Updated: August 21, 2013, - 08:45 PM

Twin Cities luxury homebuilder investigated for fraud

Keith Waters and Associates has already lost its license after a series of claims by customers and contractors.

Updated: August 18, 2013, - 10:00 AM

North Side volunteer among 6 honored with McKnight Binger Awards

Brian Mogren is one of six recipients of this year’s Virginia McKnight Binger Awards in Human Service.

Updated: August 13, 2013, - 07:43 PM

Chiropractor with history of fraud placed on probation for assault and 'false' records

Just two months after Dr. Patrick Corrick’s chiropractic license was fully reinstated, Corrick assaulted employees at the African Assistance Program,...

Updated: August 11, 2013, - 08:21 AM

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