February 9, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem participated in a multistate action against pharmaceutical companies over pricing of a name brand drug and generic versions. Settlement checks were issued earlier this week to individuals with qualifying claims.
January 31, 2018
A Pennsylvania man who operates a questionable discount travel service under several fictitious names has been banned from doing business in North Dakota for violating the state’s consumer fraud, transient merchant, and business licensing laws.
January 30, 2018
County Sheriffs have specific statutory authority to charge a higher amount for copies of public records than is set out in the open records laws.
January 22, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem applauds the US Supreme Court’s unanimous decision this morning recognizing that federal district courts have jurisdiction to hear legal challenges to the “Waters of the US” Rule (WOTUS).
January 9, 2018
One in four consumer complaints in 2017 was about an illegal robocall, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.
December 14, 2017
An individual who meets the qualifications for constitutional carry in North Dakota may carry a loaded gun in a vehicle but must provide law enforcement with the proper identification upon a traffic stop.
December 13, 2017
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced that the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota today issued a preliminary injunction blocking the proposed merger between Sanford Health and Mid Dakota Clinic until the Federal Trade Commission administrative hearing in January 2018.
December 8, 2017
Although the Legislature repealed the initiated measure 5, the replacement Compassionate Care Act retains initiated measure status and any amendments within seven years would require a two-thirds vote of the Legislative Assembly.
December 5, 2017
Retailers who keep sales and use tax records for more than the minimum number of years required by law must provide those records to the Tax Commissioner, upon request, when the Tax Commissioner is conducting an audit of sales and use tax reporting.
December 1, 2017
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem announced today that North Dakota consumers who were deceived into sending payments to scammers using Western Union's wire transfer service may be eligible for compensation from a $586 million fund that will be administered by the US Department of Justice.