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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


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 >


February 05, 2010 LITTLE ROCK--Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued a warning to Arkansas consumers regarding the predicted efforts to resell the more than 100,000 FEMA surplus manufactured homes and travel trailers which are being auctioned by lot …   - Read More >

Learn about LIHEAP

January 08, 2010 LITTLE ROCKWith record-breaking cold weather gripping the state, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to inform Arkansans about the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP).LIHEAP is a local-state-federal …   - Read More >

AG Warns of H1N1 Phishing Scheme

December 31, 2009 LITTLE ROCKPhishing" is a term used to describe a con-artists attempt to solicit your sensitive personal information

Fly with Confidence

December 23, 2009 LITTLE ROCK -As many Arkansans head to the airport this week to either board a flight or pickup those returning home for the holiday, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to advise airline passengers of their rights. …   - Read More >

Give Wisely This Year

December 18, 2009 LITTLE ROCK -According to a recent study by the Giving USA Foundation, charitable giving last year dipped by its largest percentage in over five decades. During the holiday season, many open their hearts and their wallets to give to those …   - Read More >

Know the Return Policy Before You Purchase

December 11, 2009 LITTLE ROCK With holiday shopping season in full swing, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to advise Arkansans to read store return policies carefully when making purchases.The National Retail Federation estimates …   - Read More >

Decorate with Flair, Not Flare

December 04, 2009 LITTLE ROCK After Thanksgiving, many Americans start to decorate for the holidays, and while decorations add seasonal flair to any home, putting them up can be risky business. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, …   - Read More >

Gift Cards: Know What You’re Giving

November 25, 2009 LITTLE ROCK With the holiday shopping season approaching, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to encourage Arkansans to read the fine print when it comes to gift cards. Gift cards make great presents