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CONSUMER ALERT: Scammers Pose as Superintendents

September 28, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The school year is off to a fast start, but unfortunately some school personnel and others are reportedly receiving disturbing emails in their inboxes. The Attorney General’s office has received inquiries from teachers across …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: iTunes Gift Cards Cannot Pay Back Taxes

September 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Criminals have found a new way to scam Arkansans out of their hard-earned money using some of their old cons. These scammers are still trying to convince people that they owe back taxes or that their favorite grandchild is in …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Protections for Military Members Who Lease Vehicles

September 14, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) provides legal rights for military service members who have been called to active duty, including those in the armed forces, National Guard and reserve forces. One specific provision of …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Clear Old Cellphones Before Upgrading

September 07, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – New smartphones are released every few months, and many Arkansans upgrade their current phones with the newest products. But before you make the switch, it is important to clear all data and personal information from old phones …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Do No Call List Doesn’t Stop Scammers

August 31, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Many Arkansans receive unwanted calls from solicitors, sometimes multiple times a day. Signing up for free on the National Do Not Call Registry may reduce the number of unwanted sales calls received. But, remember, scammers …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Television Package Upgrades

August 24, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Many Arkansans are gearing up for football season and fall premieres and looking into options to get as many games and programming on television that they can. This leads some to consider upgrading television packages to make …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Air Bag Recalls Expanding

August 17, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) continues to issue recalls for Takata air bags. The air bags used by many popular manufacturers, including Acura, BMW, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Infiniti, …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Military Families Make Your Vote Count

August 10, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Active duty military service members and their families are ensured voting eligibility in their state of legal residence under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. This means that any active duty Arkansan stationed outside the …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Use Credit Cards with Care

August 03, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – As summer winds down, college students are headed back to school, which means being faced with additional expenses. For many students, signing up for a credit card may seem like a good solution.

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: A Little Homework Can Save a Lot of Money

July 27, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Teachers are beginning to decorate bulletin boards, school officials are mapping out daily school bus routes and parents are back-to-school shopping. From school supplies to new gadgets and clothes, parents can quickly go over …   - Read More >