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ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE LAUNCHES CYBER CRIMES UNIT

June 02, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced at a news conference today that the Attorney General's Office has launched a new Cyber Crimes Unit that will target child pornographers and sexual predators on the Internet.

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STATEMENT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

May 19, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement today in response to Judge Brian Miller's decision in the Pulaski County school desegregation case:

"This is a significant milestone in this long-running case, …   - Read More >


APRIL 2011 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

May 12, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $320,834.84 in reparations to 198 crime victims during April.

Reparations are awarded through the state's Crime …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES RESTITUTION FOR CONSUMERS IN ODOMETER FRAUD CASE

May 10, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that 29 Arkansas consumers have received a total of $34,000 in restitution as a result of a Pulaski County Circuit Court judgment resolving a lawsuit brought by McDaniel against …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT OVER MOVIE GALLERY DEBT COLLECTION

May 09, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas, along with 49 other states and the District of Columbia, reached a settlement with the bankruptcy trustee for Movie Gallery and Hollywood Video regarding …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

May 05, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas, along with other states and the federal government, has reached a settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer EMD Serono, Inc., over allegations of false or …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL OBTAINS COURT ORDERS TO BAR ONLINE PAYDAY LENDERS

May 04, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that his office has obtained court orders barring two online payday lenders from conducting illegal lending activities in the state. Lawsuits filed by McDaniel in Pulaski …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ENCOURAGES PARTICIPATION IN DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY

April 29, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Law enforcement agencies statewide will be accepting unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs for disposal Saturday as part of the second Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today reminded …   - Read More >


NURSE PLEADS GUILTY IN PILL THEFT

April 27, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Merrilee Tarpley, 41, of Malvern, pleaded guilty in Garland County Circuit Court to a felony charge of obtaining drugs by fraud.

McDaniel's office pursued charges against …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL FILES SUIT AGAINST CREDIT-REPAIR COMPANY

April 26, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Texas-based company that pledges to offer a quick fix a consumer's damaged credit history. The complaint alleges that offered services are …   - Read More >