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PULASKI COUNTY WOMAN ARRESTED FOR MEDICAID FRAUD

August 01, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Little Rock health care provider has been arrested for felony Medicaid fraud following an investigation by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

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SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

July 30, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas, other states and the federal government have reached a settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc. over claims that the drug manufacturer promoted the sale of the …   - Read More >


STATEMENT FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

July 26, 2013

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement today in response to ExxonMobil's reversal of its decision to discontinue financial assistance to displaced Mayflower residents on Sept. 1:

"As I said …   - Read More >


WASHINGTON COUNTY MAN FACES ADDITIONAL CHARGES

July 25, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – A Washington County man arrested last month by agents with the Attorney General’s Office was arrested again Tuesday on additional charges, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

Johnny D. Carte, 61, of Evansville was …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL SEEKS TO AMEND LAW TO FIGHT AGAINST PROSTITUTION, SEX TRAFFICKING

July 24, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he and his counterparts from across the country have called on Congress to amend federal law to give state and local authorities additional tools to effectively fight child …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT MAKES TWO ARRESTS

July 19, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from his office arrested a Lonoke County man on Thursday and a Pulaski County man today, both for possession of child pornography.

Agents late Thursday arrested …   - Read More >


JUNE 2013 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

July 18, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $370,163.56 to victims of violent crime in June. Awards were made in 139 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 46 …   - Read More >


BRADLEY COUNTY SPEECH THERAPIST CONVICTED OF MEDICAID FRAUD

July 16, 2013


LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Bradley County woman has been convicted of Medicaid fraud for improperly billing the Arkansas Medicaid Program for services she did not perform.

Karen Carraway, 61, …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL MEETS WITH DIRECTOR OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU

July 15, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel met with the head of the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today to share his concerns about the potential harm to consumers from bank “deposit advance” products that have similar …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL FILES LAWSUIT OVER FUNDRAISING PRACTICES

July 11, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against a New Jersey not-for-profit organization and its Conway-based fundraising partner for misleading Arkansans into believing money they donated to …   - Read More >