FAKE IRS CALLS – SCAM ARTISTS GETTING DESPERATE:
Scam artists now claiming to be calling from Attorney General’s Office
May 22, 2015
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem warns all North Dakotans that scam artists are now so desperate to find new victims of the IRS scam that they are claiming to be calling from the Attorney General’s office. “If you get a call from someone claiming to be from the Attorney General’s office, demanding that you cooperate with a supposed IRS enforcement agent or that you pay up, it is a scam,” said Stenehjem.
For more information: Scam artists getting desperate
NORTH DAKOTA’S “BLUE ALERT” SYSTEM IS READY
May 20, 2015
North Dakota’s “Blue Alert” system is live, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. A Blue Alert is activated when there is a suspect at large who has killed or caused serious injury to a law enforcement officer or if an officer has been abducted or is missing. “Using the Blue Alert, we can quickly relay safety information and details about a suspect to the citizens of North Dakota. A Blue Alert should act as a deterrent to anyone who believes they can get away with targeting an officer because the eyes of the entire state will be looking for them, said Stenehjem.
For more information: Blue Alert System
STENEHJEM BANS COLORADO CONTRACTOR FROM DOING BUSINESS IN NORTH DAKOTA
May 15, 2015
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has issued a cease and desist order banning Brad Harper, doing business as Hawkeye Homes and Fox Fire Homes, from conducting business in the state. Harper lists addresses in Williston and Minot, ND, although he is, in fact, located in Colorado
For more information: Brad Harper, DBA Hawkeye Homes and Fox Fire Homes, Banned
Read the Cease and Desist Order against Harper
LAW VIOLATED WHEN CITY ASKED PEOPLE TO LEAVE A MEETING
May 14, 2015
The City of Benedict violated the law when it required the public to leave the room during a regular meeting so the council could avoid disruption as it conferred with the city engineer about a contentious city lift station project.
Read the Opinion: 2015-O-09
FLORIDA COMPANY BANNED FOR ISSUING FRAUDULENT BUSINESS SOLICITATION
May 14, 2015
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem today issued a Cease & Desist order banning “Annual Business Services, LLC” from doing any further business in this state. The Florida business used the address of a Bismarck mail forwarding service to create the impression that it was a North Dakota entity.
For more information: Annual Business Services LLC Banned in ND
Read the Cease and Desist Order against Annual Business Services LLC
PUBLIC INVITED TO NORTH DAKOTA PEACE OFFICER MEMORIAL SERVICE - May 13, 2015 at 1:30 PM
May 11, 2015
The state’s fallen law enforcement officers will be remembered on Wednesday, May 13, 2015. The North Dakota Peace Officer Memorial service will be held at the Peace Officer Memorial wall, east of the judicial wing on the state capitol grounds in Bismarck, beginning at 1:30 pm. It is open to the public.
For more information: Peace Officer Memorial Service
OBERON SCHOOL BOARD VIOLATED LAW
April 28, 2015
The Oberon School Board violated the law when it asked people to leave the room during an open meeting.
Read the Opinion: 2015-O-08
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