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How to Tell Telemarketers to Stop Calling

May 15, 2009 LITTLE ROCK -While most of us consider telemarketers a simple annoyance, sometimes they can become a real problem by calling repeatedly and utilizing unscrupulous sales tactics. For instance, this week Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed …   - Read More >

Some Swine Flu Products Are Hogwash

May 08, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - There are at least 900 laboratory confirmed cases in the United States of the H1N1 Influenza or swine flu." 2

Be Prepared Before You Buy

May 01, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - Buying a new car is a big decision. While there are a lot of good deals available now, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel advises consumers to do their homework before buying. With a weak economy and fluctuating gas prices

AG Investigating Car Warranty Calls

April 24, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - Have you received a phone call recently regarding buying an after-market warranty for your car? If you have, you're not alone. Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to notify consumers about these …   - Read More >

Timeshare Troubles

April 17, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to warn timeshare owners about property resellers and reselling scams. The term timeshare" is used to describe a type of property in which an owner buys the …   - Read More >

Know the Facts About Your Car’s Odometer

April 03, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - Getting a new car can be a fun, exciting experience; however, there are certain tricks of the trade" that consumers need to be aware of before signing on the dotted line. Today

Avoid a Home Repair Nightmare

March 27, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - The spring season motivates many Arkansans to tackle necessary home improvement projects that can't be done during the cold of the winter or the heat of the summer. Accordingly, spring is also an ideal time for consumers to get …   - Read More >

AG Warns of Stimulus Scams

March 20, 2009 Recently, the Public Protection Department of the Attorney General's Office has learned of new scams surrounding federal stimulus money and has issued this alert to warn consumers.The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 aims to …   - Read More >

An Ounce of Prevention: What You Need to Know About Over-the-Counter Drugs

March 13, 2009 Each day millions of Americans rely on over-the-counter (OTC) medications to treat a range of symptoms. The more than 100,000 OTC drugs that you can buy without a prescription all have one thing in common: they are serious medicines that …   - Read More >

Lose Your Head, Lose Your House

March 06, 2009 The Arkansas Attorney General and the Arkansas Securities Department issued this consumer alert to warn Arkansans about the growth of home rescue" scams. These scams offer to "save your home" or "fix your mortgage