CONSUMER ALERT: WHEN SCAMMERS GO PHISHING, AVOID THE BAITMay 28, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – Last week, online retailer and merchant eBay announced that personal information including email addresses of more than 145 million users had been stolen from the company’s databases in a cyberattack.
Attorney General Dustin … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: SUMMER TRAVEL TIPSMay 21, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – More than 36 million Americans are expected to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start to summer, according to AAA. Many more are planning summer travel for vacations or to see family and friends.… - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: KNOW THE LAW ON DOOR-TO-DOOR SALESMay 14, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – Door-to-door solicitations typically increase in the spring, as do complaints to the Attorney General’s Office about unscrupulous salespeople.
While there are no problems with the majority of items or services provided by … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: RESOURCES AVAILABLE FOLLOWING STORMSMay 07, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – As the state continues to recover from the devastating storms of April 27, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert today to make sure that affected Arkansans know that assistance is available to them to help … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: ESSENTIAL ADVICE FOR AFTER THE STORMApril 29, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – As Arkansans begin recovering from devastating storms, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued this consumer alert today with essential advice for storm victims as they recover and rebuild and for Arkansans who are seeking to … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: INTERNET AD SCAMS PUT RENTERS AT RISKApril 23, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – Consumers who are relocating or who are looking for a short-term getaway may turn to Internet rental listings to find just the right home to meet their needs. Both renters and landlords see Internet advertising as a convenient … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: STUDENT LOAN DEBT SCAMS INCREASINGApril 16, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – Student loan debt can be overwhelming to some consumers already riddled with debt from mortgages and credit card bills. The federal government says student loan debt is the single largest form of consumer debt, aside from … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: BE CAREFUL OF CALLER ID SPOOFINGApril 09, 2014
LITTLE ROCK -- Many Arkansas consumers use their cell phone Caller ID to avoid unwanted calls from telemarketers. But the popular wireless feature is susceptible to fraud.
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today issued a consumer alert to … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: TIPS FOR FINDING A REPUTABLE AUTO REPAIR SHOPApril 02, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – A trip to the auto shop is usually unpleasant enough for consumers without the added stress of worrying whether they are one or two “fixes” away from a gigantic repair bill.
Almost every consumer has had to take his or her car … - Read More >
CONSUMERS RECEIVE RESTITUTION IN E-BOOKS SETTLEMENTMarch 26, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – Some Arkansas consumers who have purchased electronic books will begin receiving account credits or checks this week as the result of a settlement with five of the nation’s largest e-book publishers.
Approximately $1 million … - Read More >