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JANUARY CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

February 16, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $310,112.58 to victims of crime in January. Awards were made in 141 new cases, with additional expenses paid in 37 …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES CYBER CRIMES CONVICTION

February 10, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - A Scott County man arrested last August by agents with the Attorney General's Office today pleaded guilty to multiple counts of possession of child pornography, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

Richard W. King, …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL JOINS SETTLEMENT OVER MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE ABUSES

February 09, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas has joined other states and the federal government in a landmark multibillion dollar settlement with five of the nation's largest banks over allegations of fraud …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL’S CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS HOT SPRING COUNTY MAN

February 08, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Agents from the Attorney General's Office today arrested a Hot Spring County man for multiple counts of possession of child pornography, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

Tom Buck Steele, 59, of Malvern was …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL, OTHER ATTORNEYS GENERAL REACH SETTLEMENT WITH DEBT COLLECTOR

February 06, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today announced that debt collector NCO Financial Systems, Inc., has agreed to provide restitution to consumers and change its debt-collection practices as part of a settlement with Arkansas …   - Read More >


SPECIAL CONSUMER ALERT: DATA PRIVACY DAY

January 27, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Though almost all Arkansans see the Internet as a valuable tool, information shared online is potentially a weapon to those who seek to exploit others' personal data for financial fraud or identity theft.

The proliferation …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL MCDANIEL FILES SUIT AGAINST ONLINE PAYDAY LOAN PROVIDERS

January 23, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer protection lawsuit today against a Missouri man and two companies that control six Internet payday loan websites offering loans to Arkansas consumers at interest rates of more …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL’S CYBER CRIMES UNIT MAKES ARREST IN SHARP COUNTY

January 19, 2012

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

Ricky G. Rothenberger, 46, of …   - Read More >


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 >