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MCDANIEL LAUDS PASSAGE OF BILL TO BAN SEX OFFENDERS FROM WORKING AT DAYCARE CENTERS

April 04, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today applauded Arkansas lawmakers for passage of Act 1023, which prohibits Level 3 and 4 sex offenders from working in proximity to children at daycare centers.

Gov. Beebe signed the Act …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES CONWAY ROOFER OPERATING ALLEGED PONZI SCHEME

March 28, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Conway roofing company, claiming the company is engaging in a Ponzi scheme that has defrauded Arkansas consumers of …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL STATEMENT ON SENATE BILL 568

March 15, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement today regarding Senate Bill 568, which was referred to interim study by the Senate Committee on Insurance and Commerce:

"I have fought consistently as Attorney …   - Read More >


FEBRUARY CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

March 14, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $271,990.33 in reparations to 110 crime victims in February.

The state's Crime Victims Reparations Program is …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL URGES AWARENESS OF COMMON SCAMS

March 08, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas consumers confronted with sales pitches or deals that seem dubious have reason for concern, since the Attorney General's office receives hundreds of complaints each year about possible scams.

Some scams are so …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL IDENTIFIES TOP 10 CONSUMER COMPLAINTS FROM 2010

March 07, 2011

LITTLE ROCK In conjunction with National Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today the 10 most common complaints fielded by his offices Consumer Protection Division last year. McDaniels Consumer Protection …   - Read More >


STATEMENT ON BILL TO BAN BATH SALTS

March 01, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement today regarding Senate Bill 423, which would classify several synthetic drugs as Controlled Substances, thus prohibiting their sale and use in the State:

"As …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES FLORIDA COMPANY OVER CHARITY SOLICITATIONS

February 28, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer protection lawsuit today against a Florida-based company, claiming the company used deceptive and misleading tactics to solicit charitable contributions in the state.

The …   - Read More >


JANUARY CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

February 15, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $253,521.96 in reparations to 107 crime victims in January.

The Crime Victims Reparations Program provides …   - Read More >


MORE THAN $2.1 MILLION RECOVERED FOR ARKANSAS CONSUMERS IN 2010

February 14, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division recovered more than $2.1 million for consumers in 2010, the largest single-year recovery in the history of the state.

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