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ASPHALT PAVING COMPANY FINED

June 13, 2014

An Oklahoma paving company has been fined for doing work in the state before completing the process to obtain the required North Dakota contractor’s license. 


BUSINESS INVOICE SCAMS SURFACE AGAIN

June 10, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today issued Cease and Desist Orders against three Canadian companies that were engaging in deceptive business practices by operating “business invoice” scams.


SCAM ARTISTS CLAIM TO BE CALLING FROM THE IRS

June 6, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem warns North Dakotans that once again, scam artists are using the name of a government agency in the hope of convincing people that the call is legitimate. 


SCAM ARTISTS POSING AS BURLEIGH COUNTY SHERIFF TO EXTRACT MONEY FOR BOGUS JURY DUTY CLAIMS

May 29, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is warning area residents of a jury duty scam.  


ATTORNEY GENERAL STENEHJEM ENCOURAGES PARENTS TO “TAKE 25”

May 23, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joins the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and its “Take 25” program, which commemorates the annual National Missing Children’s Day each year on May 25. 


NORTH DAKOTA PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL SERVICE

May 12, 2014

The state’s fallen law enforcement officers will be remembered tomorrow, May 13, 2014. The North Dakota Peace Officer Memorial service will be held in Bismarck on the capitol grounds beginning at 8:00 pm. It is open to the public. 


PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

April 25, 2014

Tomorrow is national prescription drug “Take Back Day,” and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem encourages North Dakotans to “spring clean” their medicine cabinets and dispose of any unused or expired medications in the Take Back containers serving their local community.


NORTH DAKOTA PREVAILS IN LAWSUIT AGAINST MINNESOTA’S ENERGY ACT

April 18, 2014

In a ruling issued earlier today, a federal judge struck down the restrictions imposed by Minnesota’s Next Generation Energy Act (NGEA) because it violates the Commerce Clause of the US Constitution by attempting to regulate the generation of electricity that occurs outside Minnesota’s borders. 


STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL WAYNE STENEHJEM

April 16, 2014

Response to Federal District Court Order re. State Abortion Law HB 1456


CRIMINAL CHARGES FILED AGAINST TRUCK DRIVER FOR ILLEGAL SALT WATER DUMP

April 15, 2014

Criminal charges have been filed against a Mountrail county truck driver accused of illegally dumping oil drilling waste, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.