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NATIONAL CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK March 1-7, 2015
Stenehjem - North Dakota Seniors Being Targeted by Scam Artists

March 5, 2015
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem joins federal, state and local organizations in recognizing the annual National Consumer Protection Week, which runs through March 7, 2015. “This week is a good time to remind North Dakota residents to be skeptical about phone calls or messages requiring urgent action,” said Stenehjem, who said the state’s residents are being inundated with scam telephone calls. He warned that scam artists are specifically targeting the state’s senior population, finding new victims with scams that have been circulating for many years.
For more information: National Consumer Protection Week 2015
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TOWNSHIP BOARD VIOLATED OPEN MEETINGS LAW
February 26, 2015
The Lindahl Township Board of Supervisors violated the law when it held a regular meeting without posting any notice for the meeting.
Read the Opinion: 2015-O-02

EPA AFFIRMS EARLIER APPROVAL OF NORTH DAKOTA'S REGIONAL HAZE PLAN
February 12, 2015
Governor Jack Dalrymple and Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem applaud the EPA’s decision earlier this week to affirm North Dakota’s air quality protection plan for two North Dakota coal-powered electric generating plants.
For more information: EPA Affirms Earlier Approval

JAMESTOWN HIGH SCHOOL TAKES STATE “LIFESMARTS” CHAMPIONSHIP
February 11, 2015
Jamestown High School team #1 won the state LifeSmarts championship and will be representing North Dakota in the national competition. Kindred High School’s two teams took second and third place.
For more information: State LifeSmarts Championship

Consumer Alert: SCAM ARTISTS TAKING ADVANTAGE OF RECENT ANTHEM DATA BREACH
February 10, 2015
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem warns North Dakota residents that scam artists are taking advantage of the recent data breach at Anthem, Inc., which services the Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance networks nationwide. Scam artists are now sending out emails claiming to be from Anthem, offering free credit monitoring for its customers. In fact, the credit monitoring service in the email is a fake, and any information entered on the phony website goes straight to the scam artists.
For more information: Scam Artists send phony emails after Anthem data breach
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