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FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT BLOCKS EPA RULE FROM TAKING EFFECT TOMORROW
August 27, 2015
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is very pleased with Federal District Court Judge Ralph Erickson’s order delaying the effective date of the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers’ “Waters of the United States” Rule.  North Dakota and 12 other states had asked that the Rule’s August 28, 2015 effective date be delayed due to the irreparable harm it would cause the states.
For more information: WOTUS Rule Blocked
Read the Order

TIME SHARE VACATION SCAM ARTIST BANNED IN NORTH DAKOTA
August 24, 2015
An Oklahoma woman who sold time share vacations has been banned from conducting business in North Dakota. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a Cease & Desist Order against Diahann Cott of Miami, Oklahoma, dba Cheap Branson Fun, Christian Travel, and Galaxy Christian Ministry, for violations of North Dakota’s home solicitations sales law, consumer fraud laws and Do Not Call laws.
For more information: Time Share Vacation Scam Artist Banned
Read the Cease & Desist Order

FLORIDA COMPANY BANNED FOR MAKING INTEREST RATE REDUCTION ROBOCALLS - Cease & Desist Order issued against Mark Ebohimen, dba People’s Choice Assistance, LLC., MAE Holdings Corp, and PC Solutions
August 17, 2015
A Florida scam operation has been banned from doing business in North Dakota. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a cease and desist order against Mark Ebohimen, doing business as People’s Choice Assistance, LLC., MAE Holdings Corp, and PC Solutions, for violations of the Do Not Call law and consumer fraud. Ebohimen was running a sham operation leaving illegal pre-recorded messages with deceptive offers to lower the interest rate on the consumer’s credit cards.
For more information: People's Choice Assistance, LLC
Read the Cease & Desist Order

OBLIGATIONS OF A PUBLIC ENTITY
August 14, 2015
A public entity has an obligation to provide public records, including any records that may be in the possession of its agents. A board may not use email to conduct public business.
Read the Opinion: 2015-O-14

CONCEALED WEAPON LICENSE RECIPROCITY REACHED BETWEEN NORTH DAKOTA AND MINNESOTA
August 12, 2015
Concealed weapon license reciprocity has been reached between North Dakota and Minnesota, announced Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem. Effective immediately, North Dakota Class 1 Concealed Weapon Licenses are recognized in Minnesota, and Minnesota concealed carry permits are recognized in North Dakota. “North Dakota Class 1 license holders now have reciprocity in thirty-nine states,” said Stenehjem.
For more information: Concealed Weapon Reciprocity ND & MN
For license reinstatement information: MINNESOTA RESIDENTS-CONCEALED WEAPONS LICENSE

FRAUDULENT CONTRACTOR BILKED HOMEOWNERS - Cease and Desist Order issued against Joe Beaulieu of Minnesota, DBA Dakotah Roofing & Remodeling, LLC.
August 11, 2015
A Minnesota man who took advantage of an elderly North Dakota homeowner is banned from doing business in the state. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem issued a Cease & Desist Order against Joe Beaulieu, DBA Dakotah Roofing & Remodeling, LLC. Beaulieu lists addresses in Blaine, Waubun and Bloomington, Minnesota.
For more information: Dakotah Roofing & Remodeling LLC banned in ND
Read the Cease & Desist Order

STENEHJEM ASKS COURT FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN WOTUS CASE
August 10, 2015
Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem and 12 other states have asked Federal District Court Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo for a Preliminary Injunction to delay the effective date of the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corps of Engineers “Waters of the United States” Rule.  The rule is set to go into effect on August 28, 2015.
For more information: Stenehjem Asks Court for Preliminary Injunction
Read the Motion and Memorandum. Exhibits available upon request.

 

 

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