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CONSUMER ALERT: Research Pet Boarding Facilities

June 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Oftentimes, four-legged family members are left at home while the rest of us take a summer getaway. Some Arkansans will have friends stop by to feed, water and walk or play with these beloved animals on a regular basis, but …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Timeshare Resale Troubles

June 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Some Arkansans may have previously decided to invest in a timeshare. They had been sold on a guaranteed vacation location, upscale lodging accommodations and the ability to exchange shares for other properties. But now they may …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Get Educated with the GI Bill

June 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The GI Bill has grown and changed since it was signed into law by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1944, but the goal of the bill remains the same – to help service members learn a skill or attend college, placing them on a path …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Resort Fees Can Be Costly

June 01, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Summer travel plans are taking shape, and some of those trips could take Arkansans out of state to Las Vegas, Orlando or San Diego. Meanwhile, some Arkansans are planning trips closer to home, in Little Rock, Bentonville or one …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: What Are You Posting Online?

May 25, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – When reports of sexual abuse of a child or an individual viewing explicit images of children emerge, Arkansans often wonder how something like this could happen here. Many parents think it could never happen to their child, …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Summer Travel Scams Ruin the Fun

May 18, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The school year is winding down, and many Arkansans are making summer vacation plans. Whether it is a trip to the beach, an exotic location, somewhere abroad, or one of Arkansas’s many lakes or State parks, Arkansans should keep …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Handling Court Proceedings During Active Military Duty

May 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Some military service members could find themselves facing bankruptcy, foreclosure or other civil court proceedings, including child custody or visitation challenges, while they are on active duty. The Servicemembers Civil …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Who is Knocking?

May 04, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Door-to-door salespeople are hitting the streets, selling home improvement projects, home security systems, newspapers, magazines and much more. Sometimes they use high-pressure sales tactics, and occasionally the salesperson …   - Read More >


April 27, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Every day, families across Arkansas decide to add a puppy to their home. Many families go to a nearby shelter to adopt or turn to a trusted breeder, but some will look for their newest family member through an online breeder.

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CONSUMER ALERT: Fraudsters Scamming Companies Out of Billions

April 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – A little-known scam has swindled a total of $2.3 billion out of both large and small companies across the world in the last three years, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Scammers are spoofing a CEO’s email …   - Read More >