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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
Capital Management International, Ltd., Ronald Ratoff Cease and Desist Order Jul 24 1998
Papa Holdings, Inc., The Ponzu Companies, Inc., Jonathan C. Papa, Ramon C. Papa III, Thomas L. Anderson, David M. Beneakem, Kourosh Saroole, David J. Naughton Cease and Desist Order Jul 23 1998
American Investment Services, Inc., David R. Bjork Notice of Civil Penalty Jul 23 1998
Buckhorn Financial Services, Inc., SafeKeeping, Inc. Cease and Desist Order Jul 1 1998
Foreign Currency International Cease and Desist Order Jun 26 1998
The Piddler" International Downline Building Co-op, The Sharing Funds Foundation, Eugene Henley" Cease and Desist Order Jun 23 1998
Dirk P. Hausauer Jun 9 1998
Internet Casino Sports Gaming, LLC, Denis M. Benson Cease and Desist Order Jun 8 1998
Tradestar Investments, Inc. Consent Order May 18 1998
HJB, Inc., Dakota Utilities, Inc., Gerold Busche, Craig Dallman, Ron Thompson, Lee Schobinger, Shirley Prigge, Loraine Zuber Cease and Desist Order May 7 1998
AgKota Holdings, Inc., International Joint Ventures Association, Preferred Home Loans, Founder's Club, Inc., Verlin Swartzendruber, Terry Nitschke, Duane Moos, Norm Nitschke, William Ebele Cease and Desist Order Apr 22 1998
Global Prosperity Group, The Global Leadership Council, Larry Gabel, John Hoffman, B. J. Bishop Cease and Desist Order Apr 20 1998
Global Prosperity Group, Global Leadership Council, Paul Whealy Cease and Desist Order Apr 17 1998
The Gold Lead Pool , A-Z Systems, Alexei Zoubov, Julie Frahm, Richard Frahm Cease and Desist Order Apr 7 1998
Global Prosperity Group, Global Leadership Council, Dave Lozier, Cindy Lozier, Elizabeth Riley, Dael A. Chapman, Shoshanna Szuch, Jeff Eichinger, Ione Weatherby Cease and Desist Order Apr 3 1998


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