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10 10, 2019

CLAY COUNTY STATE’S ATTORNEY ALEXIS A. TRACY APPOINTED TO OPEN MEETINGS COMMISSION

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced the appointment of Clay County State’s Attorney Alexis A. Tracy to serve on the South Dakota Open Meetings Commission.

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10 01, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL SUPPORTED AUTISM CARES ACT SIGNED INTO LAW BY PRESIDENT

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg proudly announces today that The Smith-Doyle Autism CARES Act of 2019, (HR 1058), was signed into law by the President after being approved unanimously by the United States Senate following July passage by U.S. House of Representatives.

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09 16, 2019

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg Issues Statement on Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Filing of Purdue Pharma

Attorney General Ravnsborg released the following statement regarding the filing of Chapter 11 bankruptcy by Purdue Pharma.

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09 11, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG WARNS OF POTENTIAL CONTRACTOR SCAMS FOLLOWING SIOUX FALLS STORMS

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg is urging South Dakota residents to be vigilant of transient contractor scams following the severe weather seen in Sioux Falls.

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09 09, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG JOINS 50 STATES IN GOOGLE MULTISTATE BIPARTISAN ANTITRUST INVESTIGATION

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced that South Dakota is joining with 50 attorneys general in a multistate, bipartisan investigation of tech giant Google’s business practices in accordance with state and federal antitrust laws

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09 06, 2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: Bi-Partisan, Multistate Investigation into Business Practices of Large Tech Firms

MEDIA ADVISORY: South Dakota’s Jason Ravnsborg Joins State Attorneys General to Announce Bi-Partisan, Multistate Investigation into Business Practices of Large Tech Firms

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09 03, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG EXPANDS LAWSUIT AGAINST DRUG MANUFACTURERES AND DISTRIBUTORS

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that his office has filed an amended complaint in the civil lawsuit in South Dakota State Circuit Court against prescription drug manufacturers Purdue, Endo and Janssen.

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08 29, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL JASON RAVNSBORG JOINS BIPARTISAN COALITION SEEKING CONGRESSIONAL SUPPORT FOR AUTISM SERVICES

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced that he is joining a bipartisan coalition of 47 attorneys general calling upon Congress to authorize the Autism CARES Act of 2019.

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08 29, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL EXPLANATION RELEASED FOR INITIATED MEASURE SEEKING TO REPEAL BALLOT MEASURE PETITION LEGISLATION

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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08 26, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL EXPLANATION RELEASED FOR PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO FORM LEGISLATIVE REDISTRICTING COMMISSION

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed constitutional amendment has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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08 22, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG JOINS 51 AG’S AND 11 COMPANIES IN FIGHT AGAINST ILLEGAL ROBOCALLS

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced that as a result of a bipartisan, public/private coalition of 51 attorneys general and 11 phone companies the phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles to fight illegal robocalls.

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08 16, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL EXPLANATION RELEASED FOR PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO LEGALIZE MARIJUANA AND PASS LAWS REGARDING HEMP AND MEDICAL MARIJUANA

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed constitutional amendment has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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08 14, 2019

TRENT WOMAN SENTENCED FOR ELDER EXPLOITATION

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that Jennifer Ahrendt, 46, of Trent, SD, has been sentenced following a guilty plea entered on May 21, 2019 before 2nd Circuit Court Judge Bradley G. Zell, for the crime of Theft by Exploitation of an Elder or Adult with a Disability, a Class 4 Felony.

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08 13, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG APPOINTED TO EXECUTIVE COUNCIL FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT TORCH RUN

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has been appointed as the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) representative to the Special Olympics and Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) executive council.

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08 12, 2019

SOUTH DAKOTA ATTORNEY GENERAL AND SOUTH DAKOTA RETAILERS ASSOCIATION ALERT BUSINESSES OF CREDIT CARD SCAM

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, along with the South Dakota Retailers Association, is alerting businesses to be on the lookout for a credit card scam which is impacting the state.

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08 05, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL JASON RAVNSBORG JOINS 39 STATE COALITION URGING CONGRESS TO REMOVE FEDERAL BARRIERS TO TREAT OPIOID USE DISORDER

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has sent a letter to Congressional leadership in both chambers, asking for the removal of federal barriers that are currently preventing health care providers from offering treatment for opioid use disorder.

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08 05, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL EXPLANATION RELEASED FOR INITIATED MEASURE TO LEGALIZE MEDICAL MARIJUANA

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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07 26, 2019

SENTENCING COMPLETE IN YANKTON COUNTY KIDNAPPING CASE

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that 54 year old Ervin Morris Cook, Jr., was sentenced to 60 years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary at the Yankton County Courthouse in Yankton, South Dakota.

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07 26, 2019

SOUTH DAKOTA JOINS WITH 4 OTHER STATES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE IN AN AGREEMENT TO ALLOW WIRELESS MERGER

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that South Dakota has joined with the states of Kansas, Nebraska, Ohio, and Oklahoma in approving an agreement between the United States Department of Justice, Sprint, T-Mobile and Dish Network.

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07 26, 2019

PIERRE MAN INDICTED ON CHARGES CONNECTED WITH INFANT DEATH

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that Derek M. Berman, 29, Pierre, South Dakota, has been indicted by a Hughes County Grand jury

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07 22, 2019

SOUTH DAKOTA PART OF LARGEST DATA BREACH SETTLEMENT IN HISTORY

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced that a coalition of 50 Attorneys General, comprising 48 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has reached a settlement with Equifax as the result of an investigation into a massive 2017 data breach.

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06 26, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL EXPLANATION RELEASED FOR INITIATED MEASURE TO EXPAND ALCOHOL SERVICE HOURS

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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06 25, 2019

SOUTH DAKOTA ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG OBTAINS WARRANT OF EXECUTION FOR CHARLES RUSSELL RHINES

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that a Warrant of Execution for Charles Russell Rhines has been issued by Seventh Circuit Court Judge Robert A. Mandel.

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06 21, 2019

FREE GOVERNMENT GRANT SCAMS AND FACEBOOK MESSENGER IMPERSONATORS TARGETING SOUTH DAKOTA CONSUMERS

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today advises all South Dakota consumers to be on the lookout for online messages offering free grants.

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06 21, 2019

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT RULES WITH SOUTH DAKOTA TO STOP UNDUE TAXATION OF TRUSTS

Today the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in North Carolina Department of Revenue v. Kaestner 1992 Family Trust.

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06 20, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE RELEASES MINNEHAHA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING SUMMARY

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of George Lee Rinzy, Jr., 44, Sioux Falls, on May 21, 2019, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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05 28, 2019

Aberdeen Man Found Guilty and Sentenced in Andover Apartment Fire Case

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg and Day County States Attorney Danny R. Smeins announced today that Jose Anibal Quinones Rodriguez, 37, Aberdeen, has been found guilty.

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05 24, 2019

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg Joins Coalition Calling for Automatic Discharges of Student Loans for Totally and Permanently Disabled Veterans

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today joined a group of 51 Attorneys General in urging the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to automatically forgive the student loans of veterans who became totally and permanently disabled in connection with their military service.

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05 23, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG APPOINTS THREE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today the appointment of Gary Gaikowski, Major Rick Miller of the South Dakota Highway Patrol, and the re-appointment of Randall Rosenau, to the Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission.

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05 23, 2019

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg Asks Congress to Hold Internet Service Providers Accountable

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg joined with 47 Attorneys General across the nation this week to ask Congress, again, to amend the Communications Decency Act in order to make sure state and local authorities are able to protect our citizens online and take appropriate action against criminal actors.

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05 21, 2019

Attorney General's Office to Review Officer Involved Shooting in Sioux Falls

– Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg confirms that the Division of Criminal Investigation, at the request of the Minnehaha County State’s Attorney and the Minnehaha County Sheriff’s Office, is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at approximately 3:05 p.m. (CDT).

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04 25, 2019

NATIONAL DRUG TAKE BACK DAY IS SATURDAY, APRIL 27

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today reminds all South Dakotans that this Saturday, April 27, 2019, is National Drug Take Back Day.

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04 15, 2019

UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT DENIES THE PETITION FOR RELIEF OF CHARLES RHINES

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced that the United States Supreme Court has once again denied an appeal by 62-year-old death row inmate Charles Russell Rhines.

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04 03, 2019

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT APPLAUDS SOUTH DAKOTA FOR WORK WITH SEX OFFENDER REGISTRATION AND NOTIFICATION ACT

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced that the U.S. Department of Justice has completed its audit and review of the state’s implementation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), Title I of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006.

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04 02, 2019

CRIME IN SOUTH DAKOTA 2018 PUBLICATION RELEASED

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg released today the Crime in South Dakota 2018 report.

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04 01, 2019

FALKENBERG INDICTED FOR DEATH OF YANKTON WOMAN

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that a Yankton County Grand Jury indicted Stephen R. Falkenberg, 45, Yankton, on one count of 2nd Degree Murder, and one count of 1st degree Manslaughter.

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03 25, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG ADVISES TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR DISASTER-RELATED CHARITY SCAMS

With the recent weather damage and flooding occurring in neighboring states, Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg reminds South Dakotans to use care and caution in donating to relief efforts and to avoid charity scams.

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03 25, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG CLARIFIES QUESTIONS REGARDING INDUSTRIAL HEMP AND CBD (Cannabidiol) OIL

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today issued a clarifying statement regarding the legality of Industrial Hemp and CBD oils.

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03 12, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL EXPLANATIONS RELEASED FOR TWO PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS TO BE CIRCULATED OF 2020 BALLOT

South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that he has filed Attorney General explanations for two proposed constitutional amendments with the Secretary of State.

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03 06, 2019

Bon Homme County Trial Results In Guilty Verdict and Sentencing for State Prisoner

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that Delano James Brafford was found guilty and sentenced today at the Bon Home County Courthouse to 4 years to the SD State Penitentiary.

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03 05, 2019

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg Urges Congress to Take Action Against Robocalls

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today urged the U.S. Senate to enact the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, legislation to curb illegal robocalls and spoofing.

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02 28, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL JASON RAVNSBORG ANNOUNCES START OF WELLS FARGO CONSUMER REDRESS REVIEW PROGRAM

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced that Wells Fargo has begun a consumer redress review program through which consumers who have not yet been made whole through other remediation programs already in place can seek to have their inquiry or complaint reviewed by a Wells Fargo escalation team for possible relief. 

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02 28, 2019

SENTENCING COMPLETE FOR WASHINGTON MAN CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY TO DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that Jason Paul Day was sentenced to 10 years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary at the Brookings County Courthouse in Brookings, South Dakota.

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02 08, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG’S CONSUMER PROTECTION AND TOBACCO FUND MAINTENANCE BILLS SIGNED INTO LAW

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg extends his appreciation to the South Dakota Legislature and Governor Kristi Noem for signing SB 20 into law, updating South Dakota law to better protect consumers; and SB 21, updating South Dakota Codified Law to allow for the transfer of interest in certain tobacco escrow monies under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.

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02 01, 2019

GREGG GASS RECOMMENDED BY ATTORNEY GENERAL JASON RAVNSBORG TO BOARD OF PARDONS AND PAROLES

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today the recommendation of Gregg Gass of De Smet, S.D. to the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

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01 31, 2019

GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD MEETING RESCHEDULED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2019

The meeting of the South Dakota Government Accountability Board scheduled for Friday, February 1, 2019, has been cancelled and rescheduled to Tuesday, February 5, 2019, at 3:00 pm, CT.

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01 29, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG APPOINTS HOWE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today the appointment of Andy Howe of Vermillion to the Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission.

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01 29, 2019

SOUTH DAKOTA CHILD IDENTIFICATION PROGRAM EVENT IN RAPID CITY

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg and the South Dakota Masons want to remind parents and guardians of the upcoming South Dakota Child Identification Program (SDCHIP) event.

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01 29, 2019

DIVISION OF CONSUMER PROTECTION OFFERS ASSISTANCE TO CUSTOMERS OF CP AIR

Aerodynamics, Inc., doing business as California Pacific Air (CP Air) recently ceased providing air service to the Pierre and Watertown airports.

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01 25, 2019

1ST CIRCUIT PRESIDING JUDGE CHERYLE GERING APPOINTED TO 24/7 SOBRIETY PROGRAM ADVISORY BOARD

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced the appointment of First Circuit Presiding Judge Cheryle Gering to serve on the South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Program Advisory Board.

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01 24, 2019

WALGREENS CO. TO PAY $60 MILLION TO SETTLE MEDICAID FALSE CLAIMS ACT ALLEGATIONS

Attorney General Jason R. Ravnsborg announced today that South Dakota has joined with other states and the federal government to reach an agreement in principle with Walgreen Co. (Walgreens).

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01 24, 2019

WALGREENS TO PAY $209.2 MILLION TO RESOLVE ALLEGATIONS RELATED TO FRAUDULENT OVER-DISPENSING OF INSULIN PENS

Attorney General Jason R. Ravnsborg announced today that South Dakota has joined the United States, the District of Columbia, and other States in settling allegations against Walgreens Boots Alliance (Walgreens).

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01 24, 2019

LYMAN COUNTY SHERIFF APPOINTED TO 24/7 SOBRIETY PROGRAM ADVISORY BOARD

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced the appointment of Lyman County Sheriff Steve Manger to serve on the South Dakota 24/7 Sobriety Program Advisory Board.

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01 15, 2019

AG JASON RAVNSBORG JOINS $1.5M SETTLEMENT WITH RETAILER NEIMAN MARCUS OVER 2013 DATA BREACH

The Neiman Marcus Group LLC has agreed to pay $1.5 million and implement a number of policies to resolve an investigation with 43 states and the District of Columbia.

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01 14, 2019

SENTENCING COMPLETE FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER BY YANKTON MAN

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that Curt Wayne Adams Sr. was sentenced to 18 years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary at the Yankton County Courthouse in Yankton, South Dakota.

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01 09, 2019

GREGORY COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR 2ND DEGREE MURDER

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg and Gregory County State’s Attorney Amy Bartling announce that Chance Glenn Harruff, 48, Hamill, was sentenced to life in the South Dakota State Penitentiary today at the Gregory County Courthouse in Burke, South Dakota.

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01 07, 2019

FOR-PROFIT EDUCATION COMPANY FORGOES COLLECTING LOANS AND CHANGES PRACTICES IN MULTI-STATE AGREEMENT

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that Career Education Corp. (CEC) has agreed to reform its recruiting and enrollment practices.

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01 07, 2019

LAKE COUNTY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO FIRST DEGREE MANSLAUGHTER

Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that Joseph Michael Schmitz, 48, Madison, SD, has pled guilty to First Degree Manslaughter.

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01 07, 2019

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG WARNS CONSUMERS OF ADDITIONAL FAKE SHIPPING COMPANIES

Since November of 2018 the South Dakota Attorney General’s office has been warning consumers of fictitious shipping companies operating under the names Sioux Falls Vehicle Carriers and SD Safe Transport. Both companies claimed to be physically located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, but they never existed.

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01 03, 2019

South Dakota Supreme Court Affirms Lewandowski Murder Conviction

Today the South Dakota Supreme Court affirmed Jason Paul Lewandowski's conviction for the 2015 murder of Jeremy Hendrickson.

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12 28, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Joins in $575 Million Settlement with Wells Fargo

Attorney General Marty Jackley today announced that Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will pay $575 million to resolve claims that the bank violated state consumer protection laws.

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12 26, 2018

Attorney General’s Office Releases Pennington County Deputy Involved Shooting Summary

Attorney General Marty Jackley and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Matthew Lorenzen, 19, Rapid City, on November 30, 2018, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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12 21, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Warns Consumers of Scam Calls Targeting Social Security Numbers

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that his Consumer Protection Division is receiving calls about individuals pretending to be from the Social Security Administration (SSA) who are actively trying to get Social Security numbers and money.

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12 21, 2018

Attorney General Explanation Released for Initiated Measure to Legalize Marijuana and Paraphernalia

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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12 19, 2018

Alaska Man Indicted on Grand Theft Charges

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Kent Lee Tompkins, 49, Sterling, Alaska, has been indicted by a Minnehaha County Grand Jury

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12 17, 2018

Lyman County Man Sentenced for Manslaughter in Infant Death

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Lyman County States Attorney Steve Smith confirm that Gerald Raymond Brink, 38, Vivian, was sentenced.

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12 17, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Warns Consumers of Additional Fictitious Shipping Companies

On November 2, 2018 Attorney General Marty Jackley issued a press release warning consumers to be aware of a fictitious shipping company by the name Sioux Falls Vehicle Carriers that claims to be physically located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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12 11, 2018

Open Meetings Commission to Convene Via Teleconference

The Open Meetings Commission will meet Tuesday, December 18, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. (CDT) via teleconference.

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12 11, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Warns of Grandparent Scam

Attorney General Marty Jackley’s Consumer Protection Division confirms that the grandparents scam is targeting seniors this holiday season.

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12 06, 2018

Attorney General Jackley’s Consumer Protection Division and Dakota State University Partner in Joint Cybercrime Initiative

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Dakota State University President José-Marie Griffiths announced today the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division and Dakota State University (DSU) have entered into a joint powers agreement to effectively combat cybercrime.

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12 06, 2018

Attorney General Explanation Released for Initiated Measure Changing Initiative and Referendum Requirements

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced that an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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12 04, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Reminds Consumer to be Cautious of Scams Involving Gift Cards

Attorney General Marty Jackley is reminding South Dakotans to be vigilant of gift card scams this holiday season.

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12 04, 2018

“Fighting Consumer Fraud and ID Theft in South Dakota” Webinar to be held Thursday, December 6th

South Dakota fraud fighting partners have come together to offer a free webinar about fighting consumer fraud and identity theft in South Dakota on Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (CST).

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12 03, 2018

21st Annual Pie Day Scheduled for Saturday December 8th

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the 21st Annual Pie Day will be held on Saturday, December 8th.

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12 03, 2018

Attorney General's Office to Review Officer Involved Shooting in Pennington County

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the Division of Criminal Investigation, at the request of the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred Friday, November 30, 2018, at approximately 12:17 p.m. (MDT).

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12 03, 2018

Project Stand Up- Safe Schools Demonstration Video Released

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Sioux Falls Police Chief Matt Burns announced today the release of the Project Stand Up ~ Safe School demonstration video.

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11 30, 2018

Bennett County Men Sentenced in First Degree Manslaughter Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Bennett County States Attorney Sarah Harris announced today that Daniel Ceplecha, 58, Martin and Rangler Ceplecha, 24, Martin, were each sentenced today on one count of manslaughter in the first degree, both receiving life sentences.

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11 28, 2018

Hughes County Man Sentenced in Child Abuse Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Gary Johnathan Martin, 35, Pierre, has been sentenced today to 15 years in the state penitentiary on one count of abuse or cruelty to a minor, a class 3 felony.

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11 21, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Provides Holiday Shopping Tips

With the holiday shopping season already underway, Attorney General Jackley urges consumers to shop with care this holiday season.

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11 21, 2018

Attorney General Explanation Released for Initiated Measure Changing Initiative and Referendum Requirements

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced that an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated measure has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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11 21, 2018

Attorney General Explanation Released for Initiated Constitutional Amendment Authorizing the Legislature to Allow Sports Wagering in Deadwood

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today an Attorney General Explanation for a proposed initiated constitutional amendment has been filed with the Secretary of State.

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11 15, 2018

44 Basic Law Enforcement Certification Students to Graduation this Week

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that graduation for the 168th Basic Law Enforcement Certification class is scheduled for Friday, November 16, 2018, at the Mickelson Criminal Justice Center, Pierre, S.D. beginning at 10:00 a.m. (CST).

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11 13, 2018

Law Enforcement Continues to Seek Public Assistance in Search for Rachel Cyriacks

Today marks the 5-year anniversary of the disappearance of Rachel Cyriacks. Rachel was last seen in Woonsocket on the morning of November 13, 2013.

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11 02, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Warns Consumers of Fictitious Shipping Company

Attorney General Marty Jackley is warning consumers to be aware of a fictitious shipping company by the name Sioux Falls Vehicle Carriers that claims to be physically located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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11 01, 2018

Pennington County Jail Inmate Autopsy Report Finalized

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms today the Richard Zimmerman autopsy report has been completed and that he died as a result of methamphetamine toxicity.

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11 01, 2018

State Penitentiary Counselor Indicted on Attempted Possession of a Gun with Intent to Deliver to Prisoner

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that a Minnehaha County Grand Jury has indicted Willard Allan Dathe, 68, Sioux Falls.

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11 01, 2018

North Dakota Man Pleads Guilty to Elder Abuse Charge

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Reese Curtis Wickoren, 49, Wahpeton, N.D., has pled guilty.

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11 01, 2018

Stanley County Jury Returns Guilty Verdict in Murder Case

Attorney General Marty Jackley and Gregory County States Attorney Amy Bartling announced today that a Stanley County jury returned a verdict finding Chance Harruff, 47, Dallas, guilty of second degree murder of Kristi Olson. Second degree murder is a class B felony and a mandatory life sentence in the state penitentiary.

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10 29, 2018

South Dakota Supreme Court Denies Motions to Stay Berget Execution

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms today that two separate motions have been filed in the South Dakota Supreme Court to stay the execution of Rodney Berget.

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10 29, 2018

Berget Execution Appealed to the United States Supreme Court

Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms the South Dakota Supreme Court’s denial of a stay for Rodney Berget’s execution has been appealed to the United States Supreme Court.

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10 23, 2018

Attorney General Jackley Urges the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to Protect Military Servicemembers from Financial Exploitation

Attorney General Marty Jackley today joined a coalition of 33 attorneys general calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and Acting Director Mick Mulvaney to continue protecting military servicemembers against predatory lenders under the Military Lending Act (MLA).

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10 19, 2018

State Penitentiary Counselor Arrested on Attempted Possession of a Gun with Intent to Deliver to Prisoner

Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Willard Allan Dathe, 68, Sioux Falls, has been arrested by complaint on one count of attempted possession of authorized article with intent to deliver to prisoner.

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10 16, 2018

Attorney General’s Office Releases Highway Patrol Officer Involved Shooting Summary

Attorney General Marty Jackley and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Kuong Gatluak, 21, Vermillion, on September 16, 2018, in Union County, South Dakota.

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