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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 >


CONSUMER PROTECTION CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN LITTLE ROCK

July 17, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel will host the 37th annual training and business conference of the North American Consumer Protection Investigators’ association next week in Little Rock.

North American Consumer Protection …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH NATIONAL POLICE DEFENSE FOUNDATION

July 15, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has reached a settlement with New Jersey-based National Police Defense Foundation to resolve allegations that the organization misled Arkansas donors into believing their …   - Read More >


MARION COUNTY WOMAN PLEADS GUILTY TO MEDICAID FRAUD

July 10, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – A Marion County woman pleaded guilty today to felony Medicaid fraud for billing the state’s Medicaid program for services she did not provide, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

Amanda Coker, 36, of Yellville was …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS BENTON COUNTY MAN

June 30, 2014

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

Jammie Albert Tucker, 46, of Cave Springs was arrested …   - Read More >


SALINE COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF MEDICATION

June 27, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – A Saline County woman accused of stealing prescription narcotics intended for residents at the healthcare facility where she worked was arrested today following an investigation by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control …   - Read More >


MAY 2014 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

June 26, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $303,669.16 to victims of crime in May. Awards were made in 179 new cases, with additional expenses paid in 14 previously …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES CHIROPRACTIC “RUNNERS”

June 23, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against a Pulaski County man, the businesses he owns and his employees for deceptively marketing chiropractic services to consumers involved in …   - Read More >