Crime victims with disabilities

Adult Protection Services
Human Services Department  
This unit provides training and consultation about the Minnesota Vulnerable Adults Act. Identifying maltreatment in vulnerable adults can be challenging because the adult may not be able to communicate what happened or may be considered an unreliable witness.

Consumer Fraud
Attorney General Office  
Every Year Minnesotans lose hundreds and thousands of dollars to scam artists, bogus telemarketers, fake contests, and other forms of consumer fraud. The Attorney General's Office accepts complaints helps citizens recover their losses. Learn to spot the telltale signs of consumer fraud.

How to Report Insurance Fraud
Commerce Department  
Insurance fraud occurs when people deceive an insurance company or agent to collect money to which they aren't entitled. Similarly, insurers and agents also can defraud consumers, or even each other. Minnesota Department of Commerce offers a booklet on fraud as well as online reporting tools.

Injury and Violence Prevention
Health Department  
Injury and Violence Prevention unit, within the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), supports comprehensive programs that help reduce the risk of injury and violence. Projects include developing, implementing, and evaluating community-specific programs and policies, such as providing technical assistance on the nature and causes of deaths and injuries.