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CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS FRANKLIN COUNTY MAN

June 21, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Franklin County man has been arrested by agents with the Attorney General's Office for possession of child pornography.

Kenneth Gene Mendenhall, 38, of Altus, was …   - Read More >


MAY CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

June 19, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $352,923.85 to victims of crime in May. Awards were made in 177 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 30 …   - Read More >


FEDERAL COURT SHUTS DOWN CREDIT-REPAIR OPERATION

June 07, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a federal judge has shut down a Florida-based operation that offered bogus credit-repair services nationwide after the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL’S CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS BOONE COUNTY MAN

June 01, 2012

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

David Allen Watson, 43, of Harrison was arrested Thursday by agents with the …   - Read More >


FOIA ROAD SHOW SCHEDULED FOR JUNE 12 IN LITTLE ROCK

May 31, 2012

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, along with the Arkansas Press Association, will host an informational workshop on the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act on Tuesday, June 12, in Little Rock.

Known as an FOIA "Road Show," …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL, OTHERS ASK CONGRESS TO FIX FOR-PROFIT COLLEGE FUNDING LOOPHOLE

May 29, 2012

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and 21 other attorneys general today asked Congressional leaders to fix a loophole in federal law that allows for-profit colleges to operate solely on taxpayer funds and opens the door for the …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ASKS SUPREME COURT TO RECONSIDER CAMPAIGN FINANCE DECISION

May 21, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and 22 other attorneys general today asked the U.S. Supreme Court to reconsider a 2010 decision that eliminated federal restrictions on independent political spending by corporations.

In an …   - Read More >


APRIL CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

May 17, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today announced that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $318,085.22 to victims of crime in April. Awards were made in 160 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 31 …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS CONSUMERS TO RECEIVE REFUNDS IN SETTLEMENT WITH SKECHERS USA

May 16, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas, other states and the federal government have reached an agreement with Skechers USA, Inc., to settle allegations that the company made unsubstantiated and …   - Read More >


PRESCRIPTION DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY YIELDS 10,556 POUNDS OF PILLS

May 01, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas residents disposed of more than five tons of unwanted or expired medications on Saturday as part of the fourth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced at a news …   - Read More >