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General Interest News


A cross section of news releases from all areas of our department that are of interest to a general audience.

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  • Minnesota Customers Must Act To Keep Lifeline and TAP Telephone Discounts
    March 07, 2013 - St. Paul, Minnesota - The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and the Minnesota Department of Commerce want to make sure that telephone customers are aware that they must act to continue to receive the benefits of certain telephone discount programs they may have been receiving.
  • Commerce Department warns consumers to beware of phishing scams – don’t take the bait!
    February 27, 2013 - SAINT PAUL, MN – The Minnesota Department of Commerce’s name is currently being misappropriated in a phishing scheme related to the Unclaimed Property Program. The emails reported to the Commerce Department use the subject line “Heritage”, and are written in Slovenian urging relatives of “Andrew Novak” or other unknown relatives to claim their inheritance.
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