CONSUMER ALERT: JOB SEEKERS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR CREDIT CHECKSJune 20, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel knows many Arkansans are looking for jobs, and he wants them to be prepared for the process. Prospective employers may review background information from job seekers as part of the hiring … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: UNSOLICITED FAXES CAN COST TIME AND MONEYJune 13, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - Some Arkansas businesses in recent days have received unsolicited faxes purporting to offer millions of dollars in a "business relationship," to those who would reply to the faxed messages.
These types of unwanted, unusual … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: SURF SAFELY ON SOCIAL NETWORKSJune 06, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - While social networking and other public Internet sites provide a sense of connection and social interactivity, these sites can create a false sense of security and anonymity online. For children, these sites can pose a threat … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: CHOOSE A REPUTABLE ROOFERMay 29, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel recently won court judgments against two roofing companies that defrauded Arkansas homeowners and violated state law.
These companies engaged in similar, illegal tactics, despite one being a … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: DON’T FALL FOR EMAIL WIRE SCAMSMay 23, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - The Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division has received reports recently of emails in which the sender purports to be someone known to the recipient and is
asking for money to be wired to them.
Oftentimes, the … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: AVOID AIR TRAVEL HEADACHESMay 16, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - With the school year drawing to a close and summer fast approaching, Arkansans are making vacation plans that may include air travel. Flying can be a convenient and quick mode of transportation for a summer trip, a family … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: BE AWARE OF GRANDPARENT” SCAM”May 09, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - Most grandparents would do anything to help a grandchild in need. Sadly, some unscrupulous people know that and take advantage of this generosity through what has become known as the "Grandparent Scam."
Attorney General … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: SAVE MONEY ON SUMMERTIME UTILITY BILLSMay 02, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - Unseasonably warm temperatures have Arkansans cranking up their home air conditioners earlier than usual this year. And warmer weather means higher electric bills for residents of the Natural State, where cooling accounts for … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERT: SAFELY DISPOSE OF UNWANTED PRESCRIPTION DRUGSApril 25, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - Most people give little thought to leftover prescription drugs in their medicine cabinets. But out-of-date prescriptions pose a danger to consumers if they're taken accidentally or fall into the hands of children or people who … - Read More >
CONSUMER ALERTS: WINNINGS” DO NOT PAY OFF IN INTERNATIONAL LOTTERY SCHEME”April 18, 2012
LITTLE ROCK - Sometime today, consumers across Arkansas will be notified either by mail, phone or e-mail that they have won the "international lottery" or sweepstakes. Tomorrow, countless more will hear the news.
While the allure of money … - Read More >