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CONSUMER ALERT: KNOW MORE ABOUT VEHICLE RECALLS

July 02, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Motorists depend on reliable and safe vehicles to get them where they are going, so a recent wave of vehicle recalls may lead to questions about the recall process or the safety of certain automobiles.

The National Highway …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: PUT SAFETY FIRST ON JULY 4TH

June 25, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Fireworks have been a part of Independence Day celebrations since the dawn of the republic, and backyard fireworks displays are a common custom for many Arkansas families around the Fourth of July.

Fireworks such as bottle …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: AVOID QUICK-FIX DIET SCHEMES

June 18, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Consumers looking for ways to lose a few pounds may turn to dietary supplements, so-called weight-loss creams or other unconventional means. Though advertisements may tout the benefits of these weight-loss products, chances are …   - Read More >


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 >