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SURGE IN SWEEPSTAKES SCAMS

April 1, 2020

Scam artists are profiting from unsuspecting elderly North Dakotans during this time of social distancing and social isolation, warned Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.


OPEN GOVERNMENT EVEN MORE IMPORTANT DURING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

March 18, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued guidance to public entities in response to questions about open meeting requirements during the current Coronavirus public health crisis. 


STENEHJEM CAUTIONS NORTH DAKOTANS ABOUT CORONAVIRUS-RELATED SCAMS

March 18, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem cautions North Dakota residents to be on the lookout for scam artists taking advantage of the current Coronavirus emergency to find new victims. 


McKENNA ROOFING BANNED FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA

February 25, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order banning McKenna’s Roofing and its owner Joshua McKenna from conducting business in North Dakota. 


RECORDS CONTAINING ATTORNEY WORK PRODUCT

February 6, 2020

The Board of Accountancy violated the open records law when it withheld an entire email string as attorney work product when only the email from the Board’s litigation attorney to its general counsel was exempt. The Board was required to redact exempt or confidential information and turn over the remaining portions of the email string that were not protected.


STATE “LIFESMARTS” CHAMPIONS

February 5, 2020

Jamestown High School Team #1 won the State LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition in Washington DC in April. 


LIFESMARTS COMPETITION STATE FINALS TOMORROW

February 4, 2020

The state finals of the LifeSmarts competition will be held in Bismarck tomorrow, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. The competition will be begin at 9:00 am in the Pioneer Room at the state Capitol.


STENEHJEM BANS ROVING BAND OF CON ARTISTS FROM OPERATING AS CONTRACTORS

January 17, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today issued a Cease and Desist Order against a group of individuals who have been using the guise of a contractor’s license to perpetrate scams against unsuspecting homeowners across the state.


STENEHJEM ENCOURAGES VICTIMS OF CLERGY SEXUAL ABUSE TO FILE REPORT

January 2, 2020

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a statement today in response to a release by the Fargo and Bismarck Dioceses of lists of substantiated allegations against members of the clergy. 


ATTORNEY GENERAL TO INTRODUCE ELECTRONIC DETECTION K9 BCI OFFICER

November 29, 2019

The Attorney General will be introducing the newest Bureau of Criminal Investigation officer on Monday, December 2, 2019.