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CONSUMER ALERT: DON’T SWEAT SUMMER COOLING BILLS

June 11, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – As temperatures rise, so do utility bills for many Arkansans who rely on air conditioning to keep them cool during the hot summer months.

The cost of cooling a home is one of the single largest utility expenses. In Arkansas, a …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: SWIM SAFELY THIS SUMMER

June 04, 2014


LITTLE ROCK – The best relief for many Arkansans from the sweltering summer heat is a dip in the swimming pool or a trip to one of the Natural State’s lakes and rivers.
 
Though swimming can be a relaxing and refreshing way to pass the time …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: WHEN SCAMMERS GO PHISHING, AVOID THE BAIT

May 28, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Last week, online retailer and merchant eBay announced that personal information including email addresses of more than 145 million users had been stolen from the company’s databases in a cyberattack.

Attorney General Dustin …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: SUMMER TRAVEL TIPS

May 21, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – More than 36 million Americans are expected to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start to summer, according to AAA. Many more are planning summer travel for vacations or to see family and friends.

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CONSUMER ALERT: KNOW THE LAW ON DOOR-TO-DOOR SALES

May 14, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Door-to-door solicitations typically increase in the spring, as do complaints to the Attorney General’s Office about unscrupulous salespeople.

While there are no problems with the majority of items or services provided by …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOLLOWING STORMS

May 07, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – As the state continues to recover from the devastating storms of April 27, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert today to make sure that affected Arkansans know that assistance is available to them to help …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: ESSENTIAL ADVICE FOR AFTER THE STORM

April 29, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – As Arkansans begin recovering from devastating storms, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert today with essential advice for storm victims as they recover and rebuild and for Arkansans who are seeking to …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: INTERNET AD SCAMS PUT RENTERS AT RISK

April 23, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Consumers who are relocating or who are looking for a short-term getaway may turn to Internet rental listings to find just the right home to meet their needs. Both renters and landlords see Internet advertising as a convenient …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: STUDENT LOAN DEBT SCAMS INCREASING

April 16, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Student loan debt can be overwhelming to some consumers already riddled with debt from mortgages and credit card bills. The federal government says student loan debt is the single largest form of consumer debt, aside from …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: BE CAREFUL OF CALLER ID SPOOFING

April 09, 2014

LITTLE ROCK -- Many Arkansas consumers use their cell phone Caller ID to avoid unwanted calls from telemarketers. But the popular wireless feature is susceptible to fraud.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today issued a consumer alert to …   - Read More >