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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
Caldwell International Securities Corporation Consent Order, Consent to Entry of Order Aug 27 2012
New Hi-Tech Oil & Gas Discoveries, LLC, Dennis W. Stutes Stop Order Summarily Suspending the Offer and Sale Aug 13 2012
Freedom USA Investing, LLC, James Young Cease and Desist Order Jul 31 2012
Scott L. Biggs Cease and Desist Order Jul 3 2012
Robert H. Medhus, RTM, Ltd., Medhus Company, Associated Financial Services, Inc. Cease and Desist Order Jun 21 2012
First Call Ventures, LLC d/b/a First Call Movers, Thomas M. White, Please see VACATED ORDER Cease and Desist Order Apr 30 2012
Alan Bernhagen Consent Order, Consent to Entry of Order Mar 5 2012
Hartford Equity Sales Company Inc., Craig H. Miller Consent Order, Consent to Entry of Order Mar 5 2012
Piper Jaffray & Co., Brady Vollmers Consent Order, Consent to Entry of Order Feb 16 2012
Core Funding Group, L.P., Thomas F. Emmick Cease and Desist Order Feb 8 2012
E*TRADE SECURITIES, LLC Administrative Consent Order, Consent to Entry of Order Feb 1 2012
Piper Jaffray & Co., Brady Vollmers Order for and Notice of Civil Penalty Jan 13 2012
Associated Financial Services, Inc. Order to Revoke the Dealer Registration Jan 12 2012
Ronald Dean Bennett d/b/a Ron Bennett Commercial Real Estate Cease and Desist Order Dec 21 2011
Brent Kitzan d/b/a Kitzan & Associates Cease and Desist Order Dec 14 2011


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