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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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