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In Minnesota and North Dakota
Other Agencies/Resources

Your BBB handles complaints involving marketplace transactions. We don’t handle employment or discrimination issues, or complaints which have already gone through the court system. In an effort to help consumers and businesses easily locate other entities which may be able to offer assistance, we’ve created the following list of federal, state (MN and ND) and other agencies and organizations.

Federal Agencies

FTC (Federal Trade Commission)
877-382-4357 (consumer protection)
877-438-4338 (ID theft info)
ftc.gov

FCC (Federal Communications Commission)
877-225-5322

Internet Crime/Fraud
ic3.gov

National DO NOT CALL Registry
888-382-1222
donotcall.gov

Insurance Information Institute
212-346-5500

Dept. of Housing & Urban Development
800-225-5342 (mortgage and foreclosure advice)
HUD.gov

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800-669-4000 (workplace discrimination)

US Postal Service Inspection
877-876-2455
postalinspectors.uspis.gov

Comptroller of the Currency
202-874-5000 (banking issues)

Phonebusters
888-495-8501 (fraud in Canada)

Direct Marketing Association
212-768-7277, ext. 1888 (stop mail to deceased relative/junk mail)

Social Security Administration
800-772-1213
SSA.gov

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
619-298-3396 (personal contact and identity concerns)

Western Union Fraud Line
800-448-1492

Free Credit Report/Credit Bureaus

Free Credit Reports
annualcreditreport.com

Equifax
888-766-0008 (report fraud)
800-685-1111 (order report)

Experian
888-397-3742

TransUnion
800-680-7289 (report fraud)
800-888-4213 (order report)

Credit Counseling Services

LSS Financial Counseling Service (free)
888-577-2227
cccs.org

National Foundation for Credit Counseling
800-388-2227
nfcc.org

Minnesota State Agencies

MN Attorney General
651-296-3353; 800-657-3787 (consumer fraud)
ag.state.mn.us

MN Dept. of Commerce
651-539-1500; 800-657-3602 (licenses/insurance disputes)
commerce.state.mn.us

MN Dept. of Health
651-201-5000; 888-345-0823
health.state.mn.us

MN Dept. of Labor
651-284-5005; 800-342-5354 (workplace disputes)
dli.mn.gov

MN Dept. of Agriculture
651-201-6000; 800-967-2474

MN Dept. of Education
651-582-8200
education.state.mn.us

MN Dept. of Human Rights
651-539-1100; 800-657-3704 (Civil Rights/discrimination)
mn.gov/mdhr

MN Dept. of Human Services
651-431-2000
dhs.state.mn.us

MN Dept. of Public Safety
651-201-7136

MN Dept. of Revenue
651-296-6181; 800-657-3777 (tax questions)

MN Dept. of Transportation
651-296-3000; 800-657-3774

MN Dept. of Unemployment
651-296-3644; 877-898-9090 (unemployment questions)
uimn.org

MN Dept. of Weights & Measures (Commerce)
651-539-1555
mn.gov/commerce/weights-and-measures

MN Secretary of State
651-296-2803; 877-551-6767 (business registration)
www.sos.state.mn.us

Minnesota State Board Associations

MN Board of Accountancy
651-296-7938

MN Board of Animal Health
320-231-5170

MN Board of Chiropractic
651-201-2850

MN Board of Dentistry
612-617-2250; 888-240-4762
dentalboard.state.mn.us

MN Board of Medical Practice
612-617-2130; 800-657-3709
bmp.state.mn.us

MN Board of Pharmacy
651-201-2825
phcybrd.state.mn.us

MN Board of Psychology
651-617-2230

MN Board of Veterinary Medicine
651-201-2844

MN Housing Finance Agency
651-296-7608; 800-657-3769 (Low income housing & foreclosures)

MN Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board
651-296-3952; 800-657-3601

Other Minnesota Agencies

Charities Review Council
651-224-7030

Homeline Tenant Hotline
612-728-5767; 866-866-3546 (landlord/tenant issues)
homelinemn.org

MN Public Utilities Commission
651-296-0406; 800-657-3782

MN Volunteer Lawyers Network
612-752-6677

North Dakota State Agencies

ND Attorney General
701-328-2210; 800-472-2600 (consumer fraud)
ag.state.nd.us

ND Dept. of Commerce
701-328-5300
ndcommerce.com

ND Dept. of Health
701-328-4619

ND Dept. of Human Rights
701-328-2310; 800-472-2622 (Civil Rights/discrimination)

ND Dept. of Insurance
701-328-2440; 800-247-0560 (insurance disputes)
nd.gov/ndins

ND Dept. of Labor
701-328-2660; 800 582-8032 (workplace disputes)
nd.gov/labor

ND Secretary of State
701-328-2900; 800-352-0867 (business registration)
nd.gov/sos

ND Dept. of Transportation/Public Safety
701-328-2500

ND Dept. of Unemployment
701-328-2825

North Dakota State Board Associations & Other Agencies

ND Board of Animal Health
701-328-2655

ND Board of Dentistry
701-258-8600

ND Board of Medical Practice
701-328-6500

ND Board of Veterinary Medicine
701-328-9540

ND Fair Housing and Enforcement Center
800-877-7353

ND Housing Authority
701-746-2545

ND Public Service Commission
701-328-2400; 877-245-6685 (public utility companies)

State Bar Association of ND
701-255-1404 (attorney complaints)
800-634-5263 (volunteer lawyers)

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