With the proper coverage, insurance can protect you from the financial costs as a result from an accident or injury. Auto insurance is also required by law. This section will help you understand how auto and leisure vehicle insurance in Minnesota works and what you need to do to file a claim.
The Minnesota Department of Commerce regulates the state insurance industry and provides information and assistance to Minnesotans through the Consumer Services Center.
If you have questions or can't resolve a dispute with an insurance company, contact Commerce by phone (at 651-539-1600 (Twin Cities metro-area) or toll-free in Greater Minnesota 800-657-3602) or via email at email@example.com
You can also file a complaint through an online form with an individual or company that we regulate.
Law enforcement and Weights & Measures inspectors across the country are receiving a growing number of reports about credit card skimmers at gas pumps. While there have only been isolated incidents found in the state, the Minnesota Department of Commerce warns consumers to be on the lookout for these devices that can be used to commit identity theft and fraud.
Credit card skimmers are small electronic devices that can be attached to credit card readers or hidden inside gas pumps to collect and transmit a customer’s credit and debit card data to criminals, who sell or use the information to commit identity theft.
Gas station operators can help protect their customers from identity theft and fraud caused by skimmers by taking extra steps to secure their pumps and regularly inspecting them for any signs of tampering.
Consumers can also alert gas station operators of suspicious activity or signs of tampering at a pump. Commerce offers the following tips to Minnesotans to help guard against credit card skimmer fraud:
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