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. Stenehjem joined 52 other attorneys general urging members of the Senate Judiciary Committee for their support of the Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation Act (SAVE) Act (S. 2536), which would provide more oversight of websites that facilitate “adult services,” such as Backpage.com.
For more information: Stenehjem Urges Congressional Support
Read the SAVE Act letter
BCI AGENT AND FORENSIC SCIENTIST RECEIVE NATIONAL RECOGNITION-
Multi-jurisdictional team honored by US Department of Justice
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.” BCI Special Agent Steve Gilpin and Crime Laboratory Forensic Scientist Charlene Keller received notification of the honor earlier this week. “Special Agent Gilpin and Ms. Keller are exceptional individuals, hard-working and dedicated state employees, and I am very proud to say they work for the Office of Attorney General,” said Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem.
For more information: National Recognition
ATTORNEY GENERAL WAYNE STENEHJEM TO KICK OFF ID THEFT AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
October 6, 2014
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem will join the Village Financial Resource Center to kick of an Identity Theft Awareness Campaign tomorrow at 10:00 AM at The Village Family Service Center, 1201 25th Street south in Fargo. The public is encouraged to attend the event and to bring outdated financial records to the free Shred events that Recordkeepers LLC is hosting in Bismarck and Fargo.
For more information: Shred events
DISCLOSURE OF VICTIM’S IDENTITY
October 6, 2014
The West Fargo Police Department did not violate the law when it declined to disclose the identity of a victim whose death was related to an active criminal investigation.
Read the Opinion: 2014-O-16
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