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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 >


MARCH CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

April 19, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today announced that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $382,163.54 to victims of crime in March. Awards were made in 167 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 25 …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL, HUD SECRETARY DISCUSS MORTGAGE SETTLEMENT BENEFITS

April 11, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel highlighted the benefits of the national mortgage settlement during a roundtable discussion with U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun
Donovan and Tennessee Attorney General …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL’S CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS CRAWFORD COUNTY MEN

April 03, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from his office have arrested two Crawford County men for possession of child pornography.

Wendel Vaughn Smith, 45, and William Vincent Smith, 48, both of Alma, …   - Read More >


WASHINGTON COUNTY JUDGE GRANTS AG’S MOTION FOR JUDGMENT AGAINST SELLER OF FAKE DRIVER’S LICENSES

April 02, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Washington County judge has ordered an out-of-state company that sold fake international driver's licenses to stop the practice in Arkansas and pay the State $530,165.

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SHARP COUNTY MAN CONVICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

April 02, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - A Sharp County man arrested in January by agents with the Attorney General's Office pleaded guilty today and was sentenced to 50 years in prison on child pornography charges, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

Ricky …   - Read More >


SEBASTIAN COUNTY MAN SENTENCED TO 75 YEARS IN PRISON ON CYBER-CRIMES CHARGES

March 21, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Sebastian County man pleaded guilty to child pornography charges related to his arrest last year by agents from the Attorney General's Office.

Manuel Garza-Juarez, 44, …   - Read More >


FEBRUARY CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

March 19, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today announced that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $337,054.66 to victims of crime in February. Awards were made in 155 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 66 …   - Read More >