September 18, 2018
Changes in federal law that take effect on Friday this week will make it even easier to protect consumers’ credit from identity theft, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Beginning September 21, 2018, placing a security freeze on a credit file is free.
September 13, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem reminds North Dakota residents to ignore any telephone message that threatens them with arrest. These recorded messages are a scam.
August 29, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joined a bipartisan group of 52 state and territory attorneys general calling on Congress to help end the opioid epidemic and close a loophole in federal law that allows those who traffic deadly fentanyl to stay a step ahead of law enforcement.
August 20, 2018
The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division sued Joshua James Vance of West Fargo, ND, doing business as JMB Builders, Inc. and JMB Builders, LLC, for violations of the consumer fraud law and contractor licensing laws.
August 14, 2018
The seven year battle between North Dakota and the State of Minnesota may now be at an end, with the affirmance of an award of attorney fees imposed against the Minnesota officials named in the suit.
August 7, 2018
In order to protect voters from being approached from solicitation for sale or gathering of signatures, the statutory 100 feet free speech buffer zone may be measured from outside any entrance leading into a polling place.
August 1, 2018
The Office of Attorney General is now accepting applications for JAG and Lottery Grant funds for 2019. The Application is on the Grants page.
July 30, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said, “I am very pleased with today’s decision, particularly the Supreme Court’s recognition of the important principles raised in the cross-petition...."
July 27, 2018
The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection division sued Matt D. Lano of LaMoure, ND, doing business as Dakota Pole Buildings, Inc., for violations of the consumer fraud and contractor licensing laws. Neither Lano nor his business has ever held a contractor’s license.
July 20, 2018
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today filed a claim seeking $38 million from the federal government to reimburse the State of North Dakota for costs related to the protests over the completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL).