A debt collection company well known for bringing lawsuits and garnishing the wages of Minnesota residents has agreed to stop its questionable practices after it faced a lawsuit from Attorney General Lori Swanson.
America's largest banks are facing billions of dollars in lawsuits challenging the improper practices bank used pursuing foreclosure on people's homes.
The economy is no longer officially in recession, but it remains tough. In Minnesota as in the rest of the nation, the real estate market is still very slow and unemployment remains high. Belt-tightening is the order of the day for many businesses and individuals, as well as government agencies and nonprofits.