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Consumer Alert: Car Sellers Beware

May 22, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Reports are increasing of a scam targeting the private, online sale of vehicles. The National Insurance Crime Bureau is warning consumers of a scheme targeting people selling vehicles on the popular online marketplace, …   - Read More >

Consumer Alert: Don’t Get Over Your Head in Flood Damage

May 15, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Weekend storms and heavy rainfall caused damage and destruction across Arkansas. An EF2 tornado touched down in Nashville Sunday night killing two and destroying structures in its path. Meanwhile, high water is creating another …   - Read More >

Consumer Alert: Your Identity is Stolen. Now What?

May 07, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Identity thieves can hit at any time, wrecking your financial integrity. According to the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Consumer Sentinel Network, nearly 2,500 Arkansans filed ID theft complaints in 2014, ranking the Natural …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Be Cautious When Helping With International Disasters

April 30, 2015

LITTLE ROCK –  A recent report in ranks Arkansas as one of the top 10 states for charitable giving in 2014, and many Arkansans will continue that trend by helping those in Nepal who are suffering in the aftermath of last …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Disposing of Unused or Expired Prescription Medications

April 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Many Arkansans have unused or expired prescription medications because they are unsure of how to properly dispose of them.
Common disposal mistakes include flushing medication down the toilet, crushing pills or throwing them …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Be Responsible

April 17, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – In an effort to keep our communities safe, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is encouraging those who consume alcohol to do it responsibly. April is Alcohol Responsibility Awareness Month. The Foundation for Advancing …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Don’t Let a Lemon Leave a Sour Taste

April 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas’s Lemon Law provides a safety net for some purchasers whose vehicles have recurring problems. Any vehicle less than two years old or which has less than 24,000 miles is covered under the State's Lemon Law. Any recurring …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: Hail Storm Could Come Twice

April 02, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Spring is officially here, but with the milder temperatures comes the increased possibility of severe weather. Arkansans know all too well the damage that can occur from tornados, sudden downpours, lightning and hail.

Just this …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: It is the Attorney General Calling…or is it?

March 26, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Unsolicited telephone calls can be annoying to Arkansas consumers, especially if the calls are from a business or marketing company trying to sell products or services that consumers do not want or need.

But what about when the …   - Read More >

CONSUMER ALERT: What does the FOIA mean for you?

March 19, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – As taxpayers who support governmental entities, Arkansans have a right to review an array of records at every level of government – state and local – and to attend the meetings of policy makers and private organizations that …   - Read More >