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ATTORNEY GENERAL FILES SUIT AGAINST STANDARD & POOR’S

February 05, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, alleging that the credit rating agency intentionally misled investors in the way it rated the toxic assets at the heart of …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

February 04, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today his legislative priorities for 2013, an agenda that includes proposals to strengthen the State's human-trafficking laws and ensure the constitutionality of Arkansas's law on …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS JOINS IN $120 MILLION ROBO-SIGNING SETTLEMENT

January 31, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he and 44 other attorneys general have reached a $120 million settlement with a Florida-based company alleged to have engaged in robo-signing of foreclosure documents and …   - Read More >


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 >