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

Online auto scams snaring buyers

The Better Business Bureau is warning about a string of bogus car dealership websites.

Updated: September 13, 2013, - 08:30 PM

Showdown over swipe fee price-fixing settlement

Will one of the more intractable disputes in U.S. business history finally be resolved?

Updated: September 10, 2013, - 09:29 PM

Sept. 7: Banks turn to credit cards for growth

Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank are looking to build on their customer base and increase revenue growth with a new...

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 04:38 PM

Financial advisers seek to close gender gap

In a male-dominated industry, Edward Jones expanded its Twin Cities office, adding several women.

Updated: August 30, 2013, - 09:36 PM

Profit growth slows at state's community banks

Second-quarter earnings rose 3.3 percent from a year ago.

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 09:04 PM

Affinity Plus CEO Kyle Markland resigns

Kyle Markland is the second high-level departure in recent weeks, but the interim CEO says they are unrelated.

Updated: August 29, 2013, - 08:01 PM

Minnesota targets 'patent troll'

Attorney General Lori Swanson settled with MPHJ Technology Investments, a Delaware company accused of trying to wring money out of hundreds of Minnesota businesses.

Updated: August 27, 2013, - 09:20 AM

Two community banks lure customers with gas instead of toasters

Two Minnesota banks joined a national campaign to promote community-based lending — and tricked-out accounts.

Updated: August 26, 2013, - 11:17 AM

Minneapolis Fed: community banks see small gains in second quarter

“They’re not back to normal,” a Minneapolis Federal Reserve official said.

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 09:12 PM

Sleep Number founder Bob Walker arrested for witness tampering

Walker, founder of the company that makes the Sleep Number bed, has been arrested and accused by the FBI of witness tampering in connection with an investment fraud case involving his most recent business, a clean coal venture called Bixby Energy Systems.

Updated: August 22, 2013, - 10:35 AM

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