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JANUARY CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

February 21, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $268,719.21 to victims of crime in January. Awards were made in 166 cases, with additional expenses paid in 59 …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA TO CONDUCT WATER-QUALITY STUDY

February 20, 2013 LITTLE ROCK Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas and Oklahoma officials have agreed to conduct a comprehensive study of phosphorus concentrations in the Illinois River watershed as both states work to improve water …   - Read More >

MISSING PERSON’S REMAINS IDENTIFIED

February 15, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - The remains of a Crittenden County man missing since 2001 were positively identified Wednesday based on DNA samples taken from family members at an event in Little Rock last year, highlighting the importance of the continuing …   - Read More >


SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH TOYOTA OVER UNINTENDED ACCELERATION PROBLEMS

February 14, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas and 29 other states have reached a $29 million agreement with Toyota Motor Corp. to settle allegations that Toyota concealed its knowledge of safety defects in …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL REACHES AGREEMENTS WITH ONLINE PAYDAY LENDING COMPANIES

February 12, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the State has reached an agreement with a Delaware-based online lending company that prohibits that company from offering illegal payday loans to Arkansas consumers.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

February 11, 2013

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


CRAWFORD COUNTY BROTHERS CONVICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

February 08, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Two Alma men arrested last year by agents from the Attorney General's Office pleaded guilty today in Crawford County Circuit Court to multiple felony child pornography charges, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL FILES SUIT AGAINST STANDARD & POOR’S

February 05, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, alleging that the credit rating agency intentionally misled investors in the way it rated the toxic assets at the heart of …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

February 04, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today his legislative priorities for 2013, an agenda that includes proposals to strengthen the State's human-trafficking laws and ensure the constitutionality of Arkansas's law on …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS JOINS IN $120 MILLION ROBO-SIGNING SETTLEMENT

January 31, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he and 44 other attorneys general have reached a $120 million settlement with a Florida-based company alleged to have engaged in robo-signing of foreclosure documents and …   - Read More >