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

One block in Minneapolis, 8,100 parking tickets

Seven of Minneapolis’ top 10 spots for parking violations are on the 3100 block of Girard Avenue S, with 1,086 handed out in front of the apartments at 3105 Girard Av. S.

Updated: October 18, 2014, - 10:06 PM

Payment card processor accused of ripping off Minn. small businesses

Suit says card processor altered some contracts.

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 07:23 PM

High school tennis coach arrested on sexual misconduct charges

Tennis coach linked to affair with student, 15.

Updated: October 07, 2014, - 11:22 AM

Complaints about utility scams soar

Small businesses are favorite marks, so state’s utilities try to fight back by launching the “Slam the Scam” campaign.

Updated: September 30, 2014, - 11:10 PM

July 1: U.S. Bank to pay feds $200 million for FHA claims

The U.S. Department of Justice blamed the lender for contributing to the nation’s costly housing collapse and epidemic of foreclosures. The bank did not admit any liability.

Updated: September 25, 2014, - 02:09 PM

Minnesota attorney general sues Texas firm selling extended auto warranties

Eagan woman said it took nearly a year to get her refund after she canceled her contract.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 10:53 PM

Old drug tax law still deployed in Polk County

No one really expects drug dealers to buy a Minnesota Department of Revenue tax stamp to stick on their illegal...

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 11:02 PM

After Home Depot breach, rogue website hawking Minn. card data

At least 12,000 credit and debit cards believed stolen from Home Depot and linked to Minnesota ZIP codes are for sale at the underground crime shop Rescator, a local cybercrime professional says.

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 12:17 PM

Latest phone scam: Minnesota's tax man calling

Don’t fall for it, state Revenue Department cautions.

Updated: September 09, 2014, - 01:58 PM

Who in Minnesota is missing money?

Here is the comprehensive data on the money the state is holding for Minnesotans, current through the end of 2011

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 12:41 PM

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