Jennifer Bjorhus

Reporter | Watchdog and data team
Phone: 612-673-4683
Jennifer Bjorhus is an investigative reporter on the Star Tribune’s watchdog and data team. Got a tip? Contact me at 612-673-4683 or

Recent content from Jennifer Bjorhus

Banks have replaced 15.3M cards since Target breach

Wells Fargo & Co. is the latest bank to shift gears and start proactively replacing cards exposed during Target’s breach.

Updated: January 29, 2014, - 05:46 AM gets high marks for password security

Many U.S. retailers’ online sites fail to enforce basic password policies to protect customers’ personal data.

Updated: January 28, 2014, - 05:54 AM

Xcel urges customers to turn down the heat after Canada pipeline blast

Call to conserve comes as the state faces hazardous weather conditions.

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 11:43 PM

U.S. Bank looking forward to ’14

Fourth-quarter net income grew as the nation's fifth-largest bank offset reductions in its mortgage business with gains in other lines.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 05:54 AM

Jan. 22: Target data breach also affected Canadians

The affected Canadian shoppers didn’t necessarily shop at a physical Target store during the breach period or cross the border to a U.S. store.

Updated: January 22, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Next-generation credit cards aren't foolproof, security experts say

New technology will make cards harder to hack, but the protection features have holes.

Updated: January 19, 2014, - 06:39 AM

Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank drop payday loans

U.S. Bank says it’s looking for a better alternative to the high-interest loans.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 11:03 PM

Jan. 17: Target attackers likely struck others

Federal authorities issued a confidential technical bulletin to merchants with detailed technical descriptions of the point-of-sale malware hackers used to attack Target.

Updated: January 17, 2014, - 05:15 AM

Wells Fargo: Finding new normal

Cutting costs, dipping into funds set aside for future bad loans and broad-based loan growth helped push Wells Fargo to a strong finish for 2013, despite the mortgage refinance slowdown.

Updated: January 15, 2014, - 05:41 AM

Minnesota AG sues Plymouth debt firm over 22% bogus interest

Bradstreet & Associates of Plymouth is accused of charging enormous interest to Minnesotans that shouldn’t have existed on checking account overdrafts and fees.

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 07:54 PM

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