November 20, 2018

KARE 11 Investigates: Businesses claim youth fundraiser is a rip-off

PRIOR LAKE, MN – On his website he claims to own the “#1 Fundraiser in the USA.”  But several local business owners tell KARE 11 Mike Gerken preyed on their desire to help kids, took their money and never delivered promised advertising.

KARE 11 discovered a history of complaints, actions by state regulators and court judgements against Gerken and his companies. In recent years he