CONSUMER ALERT: MEDICAL DISCOUNT PLANS HAVE DRAWBACKSMay 29, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – Consumers in the market for less expensive health insurance may be drawn to claims touting affordable health-care options, extensive discounts and no deductibles or co-pays.
Though the assurances from telemarketers or in … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: TIPS FOR SUMMER AIR TRAVELMay 28, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – As temperatures rise, summer travel planning begins. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued a Consumer Alert today to help Arkansans avoid common pitfalls as they make vacation arrangements that include air travel.
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CONSUMER ALERT: PUT SAFETY FIRST WITH SUMMER CAR TRAVELSMay 15, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – In just days, schools across the state will close for the summer and Arkansas residents will start hitting the road for vacations or visits with family and friends.
In advance of the busy summer driving season, Attorney … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: MCDANIEL CONCERNED BY EXXON PROPERTY PURCHASE PLANMay 08, 2013
LITTLE ROCK – This week, Exxon Mobil Corp. provided property owners in the Northwoods subdivision in Mayflower a 38-page proposal for either purchasing their homes or providing some compensation as a result of the company’s Pegasus pipeline … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: DON’T OPEN THE DOOR TO TROUBLEMay 01, 2013
LITTLE ROCK - Who's that knocking at your door? In some cases, it's trouble.
It's that time of year where Arkansas homeowners will notice an uptick in door-to-door sales, with solicitors often peddling home improvements or home security … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: LAW TARGETS HOME-REPAIR SCAMSApril 24, 2013
LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas homeowners now have an additional protection against unscrupulous home-repair contractors who dash to neighborhoods damaged by severe weather.
Known as "storm chasers," the scam artists attempt to take advantage of … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: AVOID SCAMS INVOLVING PREPAID DEBIT CARDSApril 17, 2013
LITTLE ROCK - For years, con artists have used wire transfers as a mechanism for separating consumers from their hard-earned money. Now, though, scammers are increasingly using reloadable debit cards in their schemes to extract funds.… - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: ARKANSANS CONCERNED BY INVOICESApril 10, 2013
ITTLE ROCK - Arkansas consumers and small business owners alike wade through countless bills every month for the services they use or products they acquire. Sometimes, as the invoices mount up and due dates approach, payments are processed … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: OIL SPILL AFFECTS ARKANSANSApril 03, 2013
LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Wednesday visited the Mayflower neighborhood where Exxon Mobil Corp.'s Pegasus pipeline ruptured, causing a major oil spill and forcing the evacuation of area residents.
McDaniel has … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: ADVICE FOR DEALING WITH UNSOLICITED TELEPHONE CALLSMarch 27, 2013
LITTLE ROCK - Unsolicited telephone calls can be a nuisance to Arkansas consumers, especially if the calls are from a business or marketing company trying to sell products or services that consumers don't want or need.
The unsolicited … - Read More >