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JURY DUTY SCAM RESURFACES IN NORTH DAKOTA

November 8, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem warns North Dakota residents that the “jury duty” scam is once again circulating in the state. 


NATIONAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE BACK DAY

October 21, 2016

Tomorrow is national prescription drug “Take Back Day.” Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem reminds North Dakota residents who want to safely dispose of unused prescription and over the counter medications that they can turn to the state’s year-round Take Back program. 


BISMARCK UNLICENSED CONTRACTOR BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

September 16, 2016

Ryan Dietz of Bismarck, DBA Today’s Homework, the subject of previous consumer fraud investigations, has now been banned from doing business in the state, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. 


FRAUDULENT GRANT ASSISTANCE COMPANY BANNED IN NORTH DAKOTA

August 24, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a Cease & Desist order against Jeremy Silvers of Mesa, AZ, doing business as Premium Business Solutions, LLC, for violations of the consumer fraud laws relating to fraudulent grant assistance solicitations. 


HOME BUSINESS SHOW VENDOR BANNED

August 24, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a Cease & Desist order against Mandi Pankowski of Williston, ND, for violations of the consumer fraud laws, for fraudulent misrepresentation and fraudulent acts.


NEW FLURRY OF FAKE IRS CALLS CLAIM NORTH DAKOTA VICTIMS

August 19, 2016

Scam artists have redoubled their efforts after recent frauds in North Dakota, warned Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. 


JAMESTOWN MAN BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

July 25, 2016

Jeremiah Bjerke of Jamestown, doing business as Froggiez Painting & More, has been banned from doing business in North Dakota.


STORM VICTIMS BEWARE OF UNLICENSED CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE COMPANIES

July 12, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem reminds North Dakota residents to be cautious when hiring contractors and service companies to repair damage from the recent storms.


NORTH DAKOTA JOINS OTHER STATES IN CHALLENGE OF FEDERAL TRANSGENDER BATHROOM MANDATE

July 8, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined Attorneys General from nine other states in filing a complaint in federal district court challenging the recent mandate from the US Department of Education and Department of Justice that misinterprets federal law regarding how schools assign students to bathrooms and locker rooms. 


STATE FIRE MARSHAL URGES CAUTION WHEN USING FIREWORKS

June 27, 2016

The sale of fireworks in North Dakota starts today and continues through July 5, said State Fire Marshal Jeffrey Huber.