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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


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 >