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HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO BATTLE IT OUT FOR SPOT AT NATIONAL LIFESMARTS CHAMPIONSHIPS

February 10, 2015

Seven teams of students from four North Dakota High Schools will compete in the LifeSmarts state finals tomorrow, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. 


STATEMENT FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL WAYNE STENEHJEM - IMMIGRATION REFORM

December 10, 2014

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined 24 Attorneys General and Governors in a lawsuit challenging the executive action taken by President Obama, alleging the President exceeded his authority and Constitutional power on immigration reform.


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. 


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.


“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. 


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.