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GOVERNOR DALRYMPLE’S PROPOSED BUDGET ADDRESSES CRITICAL PUBLIC SAFETY NEEDS

December 3, 2014

Details of the proposed 2015-17 biennium budget for the Office of Attorney General were released today during Governor Dalrymple’s budget address. 


PHONY IRS CALLS STILL CIRCULATING IN NORTH DAKOTA

November 28, 2014

Earlier this year, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued warnings about a scam involving fake IRS calls. In the last two weeks, there has been a surge in the number of calls received by North Dakota residents and reported to the Attorney General’s office.


PHONY IRS CALLS STILL CIRCULATING IN NORTH DAKOTA

November 28, 2014

Earlier this year, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued warnings about a scam involving fake IRS calls. 


“LOWER INTEREST RATE” PRE-RECORDED MESSAGE SCAM

November 25, 2014

North Dakota consumers have seen a recent surge in the “lower interest rate” pre-recorded message scams, but Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has taken action today to put a stop to one scam artist. 


STENEHJEM BANS CONVICTED FELON FROM DOING BUSINESS IN THE STATE

November 25, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order banning Chad Peda and Somer Hilleboe, doing business as CS Companies, Inc., of Horace, North Dakota, from conducting business in the state.


TEXAS TELEMARKETER BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

November 24, 2014

Texas telemarketer France Carrasco, doing business as Hyper-Phonebank, The Political Group, Hyperphonebank.com, and Thepoliticalgroup.com, is banned from conducting business in North Dakota. 


ND RESIDENTS RECEIVING SCAM PHONE CALLS FROM THEIR OWN TELEPHONE NUMBER

November 19, 2014

North Dakota residents across the state have been receiving scam recorded messages that appear to come from their own telephone number, said Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. 


DAYLIGHT SAVING ENDS THIS WEEKEND: TIME TO CHECK YOUR SMOKE ALARMS

October 31, 2014

Daylight savings ends this weekend and State Fire Marshal Ray Lambert reminds all North Dakotans that when the clocks change, it’s a good time to change the batteries and test the smoke alarms in your home. 


STENEHJEM URGES CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION TO PREVENT ONLINE SEX TRAFFICKING OF CHILDREN

October 20, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today urged members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet. 


BCI AGENT AND FORENSIC SCIENTIST RECEIVE NATIONAL RECOGNITION

October 16, 2014

A BCI drug agent and a forensic scientist with the Attorney General’s Crime Laboratory have received further national recognition for their roles in the multijurisdictional investigation “Operation Stolen Youth.”