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

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

State holds $606M in unclaimed assets, cuts efforts to find owners

A state agency is holding lost money for 50,000 Minnesotans, including Prince, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, state Human Services Commissioner Lucinda Jesson and columnist Sid Hartman.

Updated: September 02, 2014, - 02:42 PM

How valuables go missing and how to avoid it

Minnesota’s Commerce Department has several tips for avoiding your property becoming unclaimed.

Updated: August 30, 2014, - 10:26 PM

Coming this fall: A new federal starter retirement account

The simple “myRA” is expected to benefit young, low-wage and part-time workers the most.

Updated: August 08, 2014, - 11:09 PM

Don't dismiss barrage of spam, security experts warn

Monitor your inbox and change passwords in light of Russian hack attack.

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 11:58 PM

July 27: Tax-forfeited grain elevator weighs on Hennepin County

Hennepin Co. can’t seem to get rid of an unused, hulking grain elevator forfeited to the state in 2013.

Updated: July 29, 2014, - 01:37 PM

Who owes the most?

Here’s a list of the Top 10 for property tax debtors in each metro county, as of mid July....

Updated: July 27, 2014, - 12:23 AM

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