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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.

 …   - Read More >

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 >


SUNSHINE WEEK OBSERVED

March 15, 2012

LITTLE ROCK -- National Sunshine Week is celebrated in March, so it's a good time to remind Arkansans of their rights under the state's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) -- an act considered one of the strongest "sunshine" laws in the …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL DEFENDS CONSTITUTIONALITY OF ARKANSAS FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

March 08, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today announced that the Arkansas Supreme Court has granted his request to file an amicus brief in support of the state's Freedom of Information Act.

McDaniel's brief contends that a …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL LAUNCHES GOT YOUR BACK

March 05, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today announced the launch of a new consumer education and awareness initiative, "Got Your Back, Arkansas," to equip Arkansans with the information they need to navigate the consumer …   - Read More >