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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 >


ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE YIELDS ARGUMENT TIME IN VOTER ID HEARING

September 24, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has agreed to yield to the Secretary of State’s Office the State's argument time during the Oct. 2 Arkansas Supreme Court hearing on voter ID.

The state’s high court will …   - Read More >


OPINION ISSUED TO DHS

September 23, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – The Attorney General's office is required to provide opinions, when properly requested, related to the release of certain employment records under the Freedom of Information Act. Last week, the Department of Human Services …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL, OTHERS ASK FCC TO CONSIDER CALL-BLOCKING TECHNOLOGIES

September 09, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and 38 other attorneys general today urged the Federal Communications Commission to review whether phone companies may legally use call-blocking technologies that would enable consumers to block …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS MILLER COUNTY MAN

September 04, 2014


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

Ronald Anthony Antoniello, 71, of Fouke was arrested …   - Read More >