CONSUMER ALERT: PUT SAFETY FIRST ON JULY 4THJune 25, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – Fireworks have been a part of Independence Day celebrations since the dawn of the republic, and backyard fireworks displays are a common custom for many Arkansas families around the Fourth of July.
Fireworks such as bottle … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: AVOID QUICK-FIX DIET SCHEMESJune 18, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – Consumers looking for ways to lose a few pounds may turn to dietary supplements, so-called weight-loss creams or other unconventional means. Though advertisements may tout the benefits of these weight-loss products, chances are … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: DON’T SWEAT SUMMER COOLING BILLSJune 11, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – As temperatures rise, so do utility bills for many Arkansans who rely on air conditioning to keep them cool during the hot summer months.
The cost of cooling a home is one of the single largest utility expenses. In Arkansas, a … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: SWIM SAFELY THIS SUMMERJune 04, 2014
LITTLE ROCK – The best relief for many Arkansans from the sweltering summer heat is a dip in the swimming pool or a trip to one of the Natural State’s lakes and rivers.
Though swimming can be a relaxing and refreshing way to pass the time … - Read More >
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 >