Consumer Alerts

News Releases | Consumer Alerts |

ATTORNEY GENERAL DUSTIN MCDANIEL PART OF 23-STATE TOPIX COALITION

May 17, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMAY 14, 2010CONTACT: AARON SADLERasadler@arkansasag.govAGs Urge Topix to Eliminate $19.99 Fee For Expedited Review" of Abusive Posts Joined by 22 other state attorneys general

INTERNET PRIVACY CONCERN

May 07, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010Contact: AARON SADLERaaron.sadler@arkansasag.govAn Internet site that aggregates personal information from public sources is causing privacy concerns for consumers across the country. Spokeo.com …   - Read More >

CORPORATION REGISTRATION SCAM ALERT

April 23, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010CONTACT: AARON SADLER Corporation Registration Scam AlertLITTLE ROCKScam artists continue to revamp their tactics to target both individual consumers and businesses in Arkansas. …   - Read More >

With New Health Reform Law Comes New Consumer Scam, April 16, 2010

April 16, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAPRIL 16, 2010CONTACT: AARON SADLER (501)682.0517LITTLE ROCK Although health insurance reform has only recently been signed into law by the President, scam artists have wasted no time in using it to trick consumers into …   - Read More >

STILL TIME TO BE COUNTED IN THE 2010 CENSUS, APRIL 9, 2010

April 09, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2010CONTACT: AARON SADLER STILL TIME TO BE COUNTED IN THE 2010 CENSUSLITTLE ROCK-- Though the informal April 1st deadline for the 2010 Census has passed, it's not too late to mail back your …   - Read More >

RALs OFFER RAW DEAL, 3.26.2010

March 26, 2010 LITTLE ROCK Its tax season and many Arkansans are anxiously anticipating a refund. Some consumers are putting themselves in financial danger, falling for aggressively marketed fast-cash solutions from income-tax preparers. Today, Attorney …   - Read More >

Census Privacy Questions Answered

March 12, 2010 LITTLE ROCK - With 2010 Census forms arriving in the mail, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel shares information from the U.S. Census Bureau website regarding common privacy questions. With all of the recent reports about the security breaches …   - Read More >

Pre-Census Tips for Avoiding Identity Theft

February 26, 2010 LITTLE ROCK With the 2010 Census arriving in the mail in just a couple of weeks, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel warns Arkansass citizens to be cautious of fake census contacts arriving by phone, email, or door-to-door contacts.It is very …   - Read More >

Beware of Favorite Grandson” Scam ”

February 19, 2010 LITTLE ROCK Scam artists will do just about anything to steal from seniors, including posing as a favorite grandson or granddaughter. The favorite grandson" scam is not new

TIPS ON PREVENTING IDENTITY THEFT DURING 2010 CENSUS

February 12, 2010 LITTLE ROCK - The 2010 census is cranking up, and it is important for Arkansas citizens to be wary of thieves impersonating census workers in order to steal identities, cautions Attorney General Dustin McDaniel. The constitution requires that …   - Read More >