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CONSUMER ALERT: DILIGENTLY MONITOR CREDIT AND BANK ACCOUNTS

December 27, 2013


LITTLE ROCK – With Target’s recent announcement of a security breach that affected millions of its customers, Arkansas consumers are justifiably concerned about the impact of the breach.

Target said last week that hackers stole the …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: REFUND AND EXCHANGE POLICIES VARY

December 18, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – The days after Christmas are busy times for retailers who face long lines of shoppers bringing back unwanted gifts. No matter what gifts are under the Christmas tree this year, most consumers expect to be able to return or …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: CONSIDER COSTS OF EXTENDED WARRANTIES

December 11, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Holiday shoppers buying the latest smartphones, tablets, big-screen televisions or other electronic devices or appliances most likely will all be asked at the checkout counter if they want to purchase extended warranties or …   - Read More >


SPECIAL CONSUMER ALERT: LAWS PROTECT ARKANSAS CONSUMERS DURING WINTER STORMS

December 06, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – With a major winter storm bearing down on most of Arkansas, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this special consumer alert today to remind Arkansas consumers of the protections they have when buying LP gas for home …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: AVOID THE HAZARDS OF HOLIDAY DECORATING

December 04, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – This year, hang the stockings by the chimney with care. And take care with the Christmas tree, the outdoor lights and all the other decorations, too.

Holiday-related injuries or fires affect thousands of Americans each …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: ADVICE ON GIVING, GETTING GIFT CARDS

November 27, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – A gift card is one of few products available to shoppers this holiday season that is one-size-fits-all and is never the wrong color.

It’s the ease of both giving and receiving gift cards that makes them one of the top …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: SURF, SHOP SAFELY WHEN MAKING ONLINE PURCHASES

November 20, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – After the Thanksgiving leftovers are gone, many American consumers will turn their attention to holiday shopping. The Monday following Thanksgiving – this year, that is Dec. 2 – is known as “Cyber Monday” for the high volume …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: GIVE WISELY TO CHARITY

November 13, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Charitable organizations worldwide have mobilized for the relief effort in the Philippines following last week’s devastating typhoon, and countless Arkansans will no doubt lend their support to the cause.

Arkansas residents …   - Read More >


SPECIAL CONSUMER ALERT: SCAM TARGETS BANK CUSTOMERS

November 06, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel warned Arkansas consumers today about a widespread scam in which con artists are posing as representatives of financial institutions in order to obtain credit card information.

The scammers …   - Read More >


CONSUMER ALERT: MISLEADING SOLICITATIONS SENT TO ARKANSAS COMPANIES

November 05, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – An overwhelming number of Arkansas businesses have received solicitations in the mail this week asking business owners to pay a private company for an “Annual Minutes Requirement Statement,” that the company claims is mandated …   - Read More >