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CRIME VICTIMS RECEIVE NEARLY $4 MILLION IN REPARATIONS IN 2012

January 22, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that nearly $4 million in reparations were awarded in 2012 to victims of violent crime in Arkansas by the state's Crime Victims Reparations Board.

The board awarded …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS SALINE COUNTY MAN

January 18, 2013

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

Michael E. Rea, 43, of Bauxite, was arrested …   - Read More >


DEADLINE TO FILE FORECLOSURE CLAIMS IS JAN. 18

January 14, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today reminded Arkansans who are eligible for one-time payments from the National Mortgage Settlement that Friday, Jan. 18, is the deadline to file claims to receive those payments.

Arkansans …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL FILES SUIT AGAINST CLEBURNE COUNTY BUSINESS

January 09, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer-protection lawsuit against a Cleburne County business accused of failing to turn over proceeds of consignment sales to former owners of watercraft the business had sold.

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MCDANIEL ASKS HIGH COURT TO UPHOLD JULI’S LAW

January 03, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has joined attorneys general from across the country in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm a state's right to collect DNA samples from suspects arrested for violent …   - Read More >


NOVEMBER 2012 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

December 17, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $236,107.64 to victims of crime in November. Awards were made in 123 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 39 …   - Read More >


STATE TO RECEIVE NEARLY $1 MILLION FROM SETTLEMENT WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

December 12, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he and 33 other attorneys general have reached a $42.9 million settlement with Pfizer Inc. to resolve allegations that the drug company unlawfully promoted its drugs Zyvox …   - Read More >


BENTON COUNTY MAN CONVICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

December 10, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - A Benton County man arrested last year by agents from the Attorney General's Office pleaded guilty today to multiple felony child pornography charges, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

Kile Devon Licause, 25, of …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL FILES LAWSUITS AGAINST TWO WASHINGTON COUNTY BUSINESSES

November 29, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed two consumer-protection lawsuits against Washington County businesses accused of advertising assistance that the businesses cannot legally provide to those seeking immigration help …   - Read More >


OCTOBER CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

November 20, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $330,991.27 to victims of crime in October. Awards were made in 213 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 12 …   - Read More >