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CRIME VICTIMS RECEIVED MORE THAN $3.8 MILLION IN REPARATIONS IN 2011

January 17, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that crime victims in Arkansas received more than $3.8 million last year in reparations awarded by the state's Crime Victims Reparations Board.

The board awarded $3,820,230.84 …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES JONESBORO-BASED ASPHALT COMPANY

January 10, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Jonesboro asphalt company accused of providing substandard paving services to Arkansas consumers.

McDaniel's suit alleges Moore Asphalt …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL REACHES SETTLEMENTS WITH LCD MANUFACTURERS IN PRICE-FIXING CASE

December 28, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the State has reached agreement with some of the world's largest manufacturers of flat-panel liquid crystal display screens, settling a federal lawsuit that alleged the …   - Read More >


NOVEMBER CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

December 15, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $220,215.80 in reparations to victims of crime during November. Awards were made in 143 new cases, with additional …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL, OTHERS ASK CONGRESS TO OPPOSE BILL THAT WOULD EASE CELL PHONE ROBOCALLING RULES

December 07, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today joined attorneys general from across the country in asking Congress to reject a bill that would allow commercial "robocalls" to cellular phones.

H.R. 3035, which was filed in the U.S. …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES FAYETTEVILLE ROOFING COMPANY FOR FAILURE TO FULFILL CONTRACTS

December 06, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Fayetteville roofing company that failed to deliver on promised roof repairs after pocketing insurance payments from at least 19 northwest …   - Read More >


NEWS RELEASE: ATTORNEY GENERAL’S CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS ALMA MAN

November 23, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Crawford County man has been arrested for possession of child pornography.

Agents from the Attorney General's Office arrested Bryan A. Holmes, 47, of Alma, at his home …   - Read More >


OCTOBER CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

November 15, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $392,434.63 to victims of crime in October. Awards were made in 189 new cases, with additional expenses paid in 21 …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ENCOURAGES ARKANSANS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIRD NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY

October 27, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today urged Arkansas residents to safely and securely dispose of unwanted prescription drugs Saturday during the third National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The free service will be offered …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL LEADS 26-STATE COALITION ASKING SUPREME COURT TO REVIEW LOWER COURT’S DECISION ON FOREST ROAD POLLUTION

October 17, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today led a bipartisan group of attorneys general from 26 states in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking justices to review a lower court's decision that would impose …   - Read More >