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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 >

Some Swine Flu Products Are Hogwash

May 08, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - There are at least 900 laboratory confirmed cases in the United States of the H1N1 Influenza or swine flu." 2

Be Prepared Before You Buy

May 01, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - Buying a new car is a big decision. While there are a lot of good deals available now, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel advises consumers to do their homework before buying. With a weak economy and fluctuating gas prices

AG Investigating Car Warranty Calls

April 24, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - Have you received a phone call recently regarding buying an after-market warranty for your car? If you have, you're not alone. Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to notify consumers about these …   - Read More >

Timeshare Troubles

April 17, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - Today, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert to warn timeshare owners about property resellers and reselling scams. The term timeshare" is used to describe a type of property in which an owner buys the …   - Read More >

Know the Facts About Your Car’s Odometer

April 03, 2009 LITTLE ROCK - Getting a new car can be a fun, exciting experience; however, there are certain tricks of the trade" that consumers need to be aware of before signing on the dotted line. Today