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CONSUMER ALERT: Don’t Get Stormed Twice

February 19, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Ice and snow can take a toll on trees and cause other property damage, and with the recent winter weather that moved across Arkansas, many are faced with the reality of cleaning up.

Some Arkansans will choose to make property …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: Bogus IRS Calls

February 11, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Tax-return season is well under way in the Natural State and across the country, but with that comes scam artists looking to prey on consumers.

Recently, a number of Arkansans have contacted the Attorney General’s Office to …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: Prepping for Tax Preparation

February 04, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Many times what makes Tax Day stressful is the procrastination of waiting to prepare those returns until the day they are due. Consumers should decide now how they will go about preparing tax returns — either prepare their own …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: Beware of Refund-Anticipation Products

January 28, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Paying off bills, setting money aside for a future vacation or building up savings are just a few examples of what many consumers plan to do with a tax refund, if they expect to receive one. Few, if any, have carved out plans to …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: We are Here to Help

January 21, 2015


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansans engage in various transactions every day. From paying electric bills to purchasing toys and electronics, we all have something in common – we are all consumers. For the most part, these purchases occur with no issue, …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: RESOLVE TO BE A SMART CONSUMER IN 2015

December 31, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel wants to help you resolve to be a savvy consumer in 2015. He released this consumer alert today with a list of New Year’s resolutions that serve as valuable reminders to help consumers protect …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: RESOLVED TO GET IN SHAPE IN 2015? AG ISSUES TIPS TO HELP YOU GET FIT WITHOUT GETTING TAKEN

December 23, 2014

LITTLE ROCK –  Arkansas consumers who are making New Year’s resolutions to drop a few pounds in 2015 should select a fitness club or gym with care and review contracts before committing to memberships.

Health spas and fitness clubs are …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: MANY HAPPY RETURNS WHEN CONSUMERS ARE INFORMED ABOUT REFUND AND EXCHANGE POLICIES

December 17, 2014

LITTLE ROCK –  Sometimes, even Santa gets your sweater size wrong or stuffs your stocking with a video game you already own. Because some holiday gifts unavoidably will go back to the store for refunds or exchanges, Attorney General Dustin …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: SAFETY TIPS FOR DECKING THE HALLS

December 10, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – As Arkansans make their homes warm and inviting for the holidays by stringing lights on rooftops and lighting festive candles, they should make safety a priority to avoid mishaps and possible injuries.

To help Arkansas …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: BE A SAVVY GIFT CARD GIVER

December 03, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – On the hunt for the perfect gifts, many consumers find that gift cards are the best fit. Gift cards are one of the most popular gift items during the holiday season because they are easy to give and to receive.

Gift card …   - Read More >