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 jennifer.bjorhus@startribune.com.

Recent content from Jennifer Bjorhus

Twin Cities lawyer found $5.7 billion in the cards

Attorney K. Craig Wildfang forged $5.7 billion settlement for retailers in their fight against Visa, MasterCard and card-issuing banks.

Updated: December 07, 2013, - 10:01 PM

Federal regulator clears TCF on Bank Secrecy Act compliance

The bank paid a $10 million fine earlier this year for lapses in monitoring suspicious bank transactions.

Updated: December 03, 2013, - 05:53 AM

Mortgage slowdown bites Wells Fargo

The bank’s revenue is down, but credit quality has improved and a $900 million release from the bank’s loan loss...

Updated: November 26, 2013, - 09:48 AM

Third-quarter malaise struck Twin Cities' community banks

Overall, the state’s 300-plus community banks are chugging away.

Updated: November 25, 2013, - 08:44 PM

Federal regulators limit banks' payday loans

Banks must assess each borrower’s ability to repay the loans, and they can make only six a year per customer.

Updated: November 21, 2013, - 09:07 PM

U.S. Bank to offer American Express card

Like Wells Fargo, the bank is adding consumer credit options.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 08:59 PM

Car insurance costs moderate in Minnesota

But a consumer group’s study suggests that rates rise faster in states like Minnesota that don’t require regulatory approval of...

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 10:20 PM

Faith groups urge stricter rules on payday loans

Repeat borrowing, regulatory weakness and loopholes are helping fuel an exploding number of payday loans in Minnesota, report says.

Updated: November 12, 2013, - 09:06 PM

Fight against illegal payday loans turns to banks

A New Jersey woman is suing U.S. Bank, alleging that the bank let an illegal payday lender onto its electronic payments network.

Updated: November 09, 2013, - 04:53 PM

Wells Fargo settles dispute over toxic mortgage bonds for $335M

The settlement is the latest to address the tsunami of toxic mortgages at the heart of the housing crisis that led to the 2008 economic crisis.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 09:09 PM

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