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CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS YELL COUNTY MAN

October 29, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from his office have arrested a Yell County man for possession of child pornography.

Ronnie Ponder, 28, of Dardanelle was arrested Tuesday on 30 counts of …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES NEW SCHOOL SAFETY INITIATIVE

October 21, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today the launch of a new school safety training initiative for school districts and law enforcement agencies to help educators and emergency responders better prepare for active …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL CONGRATULATES PHELPS; SELECTS GEE, SADLER FOR NEW ROLES

October 20, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today congratulated Chief Deputy Attorney General Brad Phelps upon the announcement of his new position at Arkansas State University. Phelps is leaving the Attorney General’s Office after more …   - Read More >


“ARKANSANS FIGHTING FRAUD” EVENTS SET FOR FORT SMITH, BENTONVILLE

October 14, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas residents can find out how to better protect themselves and their loved ones from scams and fraud at free lunch-and-learn workshops next week in Fort Smith and Bentonville, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced …   - Read More >


FORMER BOAT DEALER ORDERED TO PAY PENALTIES, RESTITUTION

October 09, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – A former Cleburne County boat dealer who swindled consumers out of the money he owed them for consignment sales has been ordered to pay civil penalties and restitution of more than $170,000, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES RESTITUTION FOR VICTIMS OF AT&T MOBILE PHONE ‘CRAMMING’

October 08, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that AT&T mobile customers who were subject to unauthorized, third-party text message charges are eligible for restitution as part of a settlement between the Attorney General and …   - Read More >


GARLAND COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO 180 YEARS IN PRISON

October 03, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – A Garland County jury sentenced a Hot Springs man to 180 years in prison on Thursday after finding him guilty of multiple felony child exploitation charges, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today.

John David Ross, 40, …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS GARLAND COUNTY MAN

September 25, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from his office have arrested a Garland County man for possession of child pornography.

Zachary Thomas Nehus, 42, of Hot Springs was arrested this afternoon on 30 …   - Read More >


AUGUST CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

September 25, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $228,801.13 in reparations in August, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today. Awards were made in 126 new cases, with additional expenses paid in 49 previously …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH SHIRE PHARMACEUTICALS

September 25, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas, other states and the federal government have reached an agreement with Shire Pharmaceuticals LLC to settle allegations that the drug manufacturer illegally marketed …   - Read More >