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JULY 2014 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

August 28, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $232,649.89 to victims of crime in July. Awards were made in 102 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 49 …   - Read More >


AG FILES SUIT AGAINST ID CARD MAKER

August 26, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against the makers of identification cards that are advertised as being “legally issued” or “required by law” even though there is nothing official about …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS PULASKI COUNTY MAN

August 22, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from the Attorney General’s Office have arrested a Pulaski County man for possession of child pornography.

Roberto M. Almaraz, 49, of Little Rock was arrested …   - Read More >


HUMAN TRAFFICKING TASK FORCE REPORT PRESENTED TO LEGISLATURE

August 13, 2014

LITTLE ROCK -- The final report of the Attorney General’s State Task Force for the Prevention of Human Trafficking was presented today to members of the General Assembly, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

The Task Force’s report …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OPENING REMARKS AT U.N. HEARING

August 13, 2014

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel's opening remarks to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), as prepared for delivery, today in Geneva:

Thank you, Mr. Chairperson and distinguished members of the …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL TO PARTICIPATE IN U.N. HEARING

August 12, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel will take part in a United Nations hearing in Geneva this week to review the United States’ efforts to implement an international treaty to eliminate racial discrimination.

McDaniel will join a …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL MEETS WITH TOP EPA LAWYER ON CARBON EMISSIONS PROPOSAL

August 04, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel met this morning with Avi Garbow, General Counsel of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, to discuss the possible ramifications of a proposed Clean Air Act rule related to carbon …   - Read More >


JUNE 2014 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

July 24, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $419,018.96 to victims of crime in June. Awards were made in 312 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 44 …   - Read More >


GOTYOURBACKARKANSAS.ORG GAINS NATIONAL RECOGNITION

July 23, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s Consumer Protection website, GotYourBackArkansas.org, has been recognized by a national organization of attorneys general as the best in the nation for consumer outreach.

The Conference of …   - Read More >


LONOKE COUNTY MAN CONVICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

July 22, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – A Lonoke County man arrested last year by agents with the Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit has been sentenced to 60 years in prison, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today.

Ryan David Oyen, 30, of Cabot pleaded …   - Read More >