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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of North Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 16, 2015

Christopher C. Myers Appointed As Acting United States Attorney for the District of North Dakota

FARGO - The Executive Office of United States Attorneys has selected Christopher C. Myers to serve as Acting United States Attorney pending the confirmation of a presidentially-appointed United States Attorney for the District of North Dakota.

Chris started in the office as an Assistant United States Attorney in 2002 after being hired by former United States Attorney Drew Wrigley and has been a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney's office for nearly thirteen (13) years, spending ten (10) years as the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) prosecutor. In the OCDETF role, Chris specialized in identifying, targeting, and dismantling criminal enterprises of national and international scope.

In December of 2013 Chris was promoted to First Assistant United States Attorney by former United States Attorney Tim Purdon and served as second-in-command of the U.S. Attorney's Office.

Prior to joining the U.S. Attorney's Office Chris was the Chief Assistant Clay County Attorney (1998-2002) and an Assistant Cass County States Attorney (1997-1998).

Before becoming a prosecutor, Chris was a Special Agent with the North Dakota Bureau of Criminal Investigation, specializing in narcotics investigations.

Chris is a graduate of Fargo North High School, North Dakota State University, and earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration as well as his law degree from Drake University.

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Updated March 16, 2015