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CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS GRANT COUNTY MAN

February 06, 2014

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

Bryan Mitchell Baker, 27, of Sheridan was arrested today on …   - Read More >


MEDICAID FRAUD ARREST ANNOUNCED

January 30, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Sebastian County health-care worker has been arrested for Medicaid fraud following an investigation by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Sondra Torres, …   - Read More >


CRAIGHEAD COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR MEDICAID FRAUD

January 27, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Craighead County health-care worker has been arrested for Medicaid fraud as part of an investigation by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Amanda Fielder, …   - Read More >


SOCIAL SERVICES PROVIDERS ENCOURAGED TO TAKE HUMAN TRAFFICKING SURVEY

January 27, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Social services agencies and organizations that provide assistance to victims of human trafficking can help the State develop its response to the issue by completing a survey now accessible on the Attorney General’s website, …   - Read More >


CRIME VICTIMS RECEIVE $3.9 MILLION IN 2013

January 22, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded more than $3.9 million in reparations to victims of violent crime in Arkansas in 2013.

The board awarded $3,910,389.92 …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SECURES DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST MASSACHUSETTS COMPANY

January 21, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – A Pulaski County judge ruled today that a Massachusetts real estate company had breached its contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System (APERS) and ordered the company to immediately pay APERS the remaining …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL NAMES HAMPTON TO ETHICS COMMISSION

January 15, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has appointed Dr. Sybil Jordan Hampton of Little Rock to the Arkansas Ethics Commission.

Hampton, 69, is a long-time educator, and she most recently served as …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SEEKS DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST MASSACHUSETTS COMPANY

January 08, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a motion for default judgment today against a Massachusetts-based real-estate company accused of breaching a contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.

National …   - Read More >


LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST SWIMMING POOL INSTALLER

January 02, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against an in-ground swimming pool installer accused of taking Arkansas homeowners’ money and leaving them with nothing more than an empty hole in …   - Read More >


COURT ORDER ENTERED AGAINST TELEMARKETING FIRM

December 27, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a federal judge has ordered a Florida company and its owner to pay $90,000 in penalties for violations of state and federal telemarketing laws.

U.S. District Judge Brian …   - Read More >