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ATTORNEY GENERAL OBTAINS JUDGMENT AGAINST FAYETTEVILLE ROOFER

March 12, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge has ordered the owner of a now-defunct Fayetteville roofing company to pay more than $137,000 over allegations that he took money from …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL JOINS IN MULTISTATE SETTLEMENT WITH GOOGLE OVER STREET VIEW SERVICE

March 12, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas and other states have reached a $7 million settlement with Internet giant Google over allegations that the company collected data from unsecured wireless networks …   - Read More >


ATTORNEYS GENERAL REQUEST NEW STANDARDS FOR GENERIC PRESCRIPTION PAIN PILLS

March 11, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and other state attorneys general called on the Food and Drug Administration today to implement new rules that would make generic versions of popular pain relievers more difficult to abuse.

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MCDANIEL SUES MEAT SELLER FOR ADULTERATING, MISLABELING PRODUCTS

March 11, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer-protection lawsuit against a butcher shop with locations in Conway and Heber Springs, alleging that the owner sold adulterated and mislabeled ground beef and ground lamb. …   - Read More >


SPECIAL CONSUMER ALERT: MOST COMMON SCAMS IDENTIFIED

March 08, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Con artists are consistently seeking ways to separate consumers from their money. Each year, the Attorney General's Office deals with hundreds of complaints regarding attempts by scammers to prey upon Arkansas consumers.

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MCDANIEL DETAILS ELECTION REFORM MEASURES

March 07, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel answered questions at the Capitol today about three bills in his legislative package that would combat election fraud, improve the ballot-initiative process and require background checks for …   - Read More >


BENTON COUNTY MAN ARRESTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

March 07, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Benton County man has been arrested on child pornography charges following an investigation by the Attorney General's Cyber Crimes Unit.

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JONESBORO WOMAN ARRESTED FOR MEDICAID FRAUD

March 01, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Jonesboro medical provider has been arrested and charged with felony Medicaid fraud following an investigation by the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Division.

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SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY

February 22, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas, other states and the federal government have reached a settlement agreement with Healthpoint Ltd. to resolve allegations that the Texas-based pharmaceutical …   - Read More >


JANUARY CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

February 21, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $268,719.21 to victims of crime in January. Awards were made in 166 cases, with additional expenses paid in 59 …   - Read More >