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

Wells Fargo cuts more mortgage jobs -- 161 in Minneapolis

The bank made similar notifications in other cities. All together, Wells Fargo is cutting another 2,323 mortgage jobs as higher interest rates eat into the big business the bank has done refinancing home loans.

Updated: August 21, 2013, - 09:03 PM

SEC to bar Twin Cities-area money manager

David Welliver, a Buffalo money manager accused of misconduct, leaves the industry in settlement with SEC.

Updated: August 14, 2013, - 09:55 PM

Obituary: Piano bar maestro Lorna Michaelson was 'epitome of grace'

Lorna Michaelson’s musical career spanned Bismarck and Beirut, the elegant Beau-Rivage Geneva in Switzerland and grittier haunts such as the...

Updated: August 10, 2013, - 05:51 PM

Aug. 8: Wells Fargo wins jury trial in securities lending case

The judge in St. Paul is still hearing claims from some of the plaintiffs in a separate proceeding.

Updated: August 08, 2013, - 09:13 PM

Aug. 1: Judge gives Bixby Energy figure 10 years

Gary Collyard pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud after the collapse of the energy venture.

Updated: August 01, 2013, - 09:16 PM

Ameriprise CEO Cracchiolo pockets a quiet windfall

Driven by stock options, Ameriprise’s chief rose to the heights of pay rankings not just in Minnesota.

Updated: July 28, 2013, - 07:01 PM

July 25: Wells Fargo exits 8 mortgage firms

The bank said 120 to 140 of the affected workers in the joint ventures are in the Twin Cities.

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 09:24 PM

Ameriprise Financial profit surges nearly 40% in second quarter

The Minneapolis-based investment services company reported operating earnings of $352 million, or $1.69 per share, handily beating the consensus Wall Street expectation of $1.62

Updated: July 25, 2013, - 05:52 PM

TCF hits the mark, profits are up 8 percent

Growth in loans for used-car financing and inventory finance helped push TCF Financial Corp. profits up 8 percent in the second quarter as the bank works to diversify its sources of revenue.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 08:52 PM

Wells Fargo layoffs include 34 in Minneapolis

The bank blamed slowing demand for mortgage refinancing.

Updated: July 22, 2013, - 09:07 PM

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