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Don’t be Fooled by Compliance Solicitation

July 24, 2009 LITTLE ROCK--Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced that his office has sent a letter to a California-based company demanding that it abandon a deceptive solicitation which it has mailed to an unknown number of Arkansas businesses. …   - Read More >

GPS marking” of Arkansas Addresses by 2010 Census Workers”

July 17, 2009 Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel reported that his office has received inquiries from Arkansas residents regarding GPS marking" by United States Census personnel and issued a statement to advise consumers concerned about the process. …   - Read More >

Working at Home Doesn’t Always Pay

July 10, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - During difficult economic times, people looking for work and for additional income are prime targets for scam artists. Work-at-home" scams are one way in which honest

Celebrate Independence Day Safely

June 30, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - Traditionally, Americans celebrate our Independence Day with fireworks. While fireworks can be a lot of fun for the whole family, they can also pose a serious threat to their users and to innocent onlookers. The Consumer …   - Read More >

Nutraceuticals: Not a Medicinal Drug

June 26, 2009 The infomercials on your television screen, the pages of your newspaper, and your grocer's aisles have exploded with a trendy phenomenon called nutraceuticals." Nutraceuticals

Digital Switch Takes Place at Midnight

June 11, 2009 LITTLE ROCK-- In 1996, the federal government passed a law requiring all analog television transmission to switch over to digital on February 17, 2009. That deadline was extended to June 12, 2009. Accordingly, Attorney General Dustin …   - Read More >

New Chrysler Group Will Honor Lemon Law” Obligations ”

June 05, 2009 LITTLE ROCK--Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to announce that Fiat and the new Chrysler Group LLC" have agreed to honor the "Lemon Law" rights of Chrysler buyers when the new company takes control of the U.S. auto …   - Read More >

Job Seekers Beware

May 29, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - With unemployment at record highs and an unstable economy, many Arkansans are looking for work or attempting to supplement their income. Thus, when these job seekers read ads in the newspaper or on the Internet about jobs that …   - Read More >

The Limited Benefits of Limited Benefit Health Plans

May 22, 2009 Over the past few years, thousands of consumers have discovered a new health insurance product known as the Limited Benefit Health Plan. Distinguished from traditional comprehensive health insurance plans by their lower premiums, these plans …   - Read More >

How to Tell Telemarketers to Stop Calling

May 15, 2009 LITTLE ROCK -While most of us consider telemarketers a simple annoyance, sometimes they can become a real problem by calling repeatedly and utilizing unscrupulous sales tactics. For instance, this week Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed …   - Read More >