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Karen Tyler

ND Securities Department
600 East Boulevard Avenue
State Capitol, 5th Floor
Bismarck, ND 58505-0510
Phone: (701)-328-2910
Toll Free: (800)-297-5124
Fax: (701)-328-2946
Grafton Office
701 W 6th Street, #312
Grafton, ND 58237
Phone: 701-352-4592

Enforcement Actions

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The North Dakota Securities Department has taken numerous actions against individuals and firms that have violated the North Dakota securities laws. The actions are searchable by the individual’s name, business name, type of action, or year. If you have further questions or require additional information related to a listed action, please contact our office.

Search Enforcement Actions in North Dakota

Name / DBA Enforcement Type Datesort ascending
L. H. Ross & Co., Inc., Mintz & Fraade, P.C., Michael Assenza, Kelly Chance, Shannon Norris, Dean Baker Consent Order Sep 20 2004
Charles Archambault Sep 16 2004
Global eScience Corp., Virgil Hentz Cease and Desist Order Aug 30 2004
Ross Owen Haugen Order for Summary Suspension of the Investment Advisor Registration Aug 13 2004
InterSecurities, Inc., Richard Colling Consent Order Aug 12 2004
Berthel, Fisher & Company Financial Services, Inc., Lawrence W. Warren Consent Order Jul 28 2004
Preferred Trust & Management, Ltd., Larry Borud Consent Order Jul 28 2004
Preferred Trust and Management, LTD, Ron Stafford Consent Order Jun 30 2004
Preferred Trust and Management, LTD, Thomas Deschamp Consent Order Jun 29 2004
Jeffrey Toft Undertaking and Agreement Jun 1 2004
Grainline.com, Scott D. Olson, Kent Sortland Consent Order May 25 2004
Grainline.com, Scott D. Olson, Kent Sortland Consent Order May 18 2004
The (Wilson) Williams Financial Group, Inc., Sidney Mondschein Undertaking and Agreement May 13 2004
Principal Life Insurance Company Consent Agreement Apr 22 2004
Preferred Trust and Management, LTD, Dick Schultz Consent Order Mar 18 2004


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