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NOVEMBER CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

December 20, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $255,687.03 in reparations to 136 crime victims during November. Additional expenses were paid in three previously …   - Read More >


SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES

December 16, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has reached agreements in principle with two pharmaceutical companies to settle claims that the companies improperly marketed the anti-epileptic drug, Zonegran, for …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS, OTHER STATES REACH SETTLEMENT WITH DANNON OVER ADVERTISING CLAIMS

December 15, 2010

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel joined 38 other attorneys general today in filing settlement agreements with The Dannon Company, Inc., to settle allegations that the company made unsubstantiated and unlawful marketing claims …   - Read More >


DIRECTV AGREES TO PAY STATES $13.25 MILLION, CHANGE BUSINESS PRACTICES

December 15, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas and other states have entered into an agreement with DirecTV to settle allegations that the satellite provider engaged in deceptive and misleading practices in …   - Read More >


COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST ADOPTION AGENCY

December 09, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that his office has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a now-defunct Little Rock adoption agency, its owners, and a former employee. The lawsuit, filed today in …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES PROVIDER OF REFUND ANTICIPATION LOANS

December 06, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today he has filed a lawsuit against Mo' Money Tax Service for violations of the Arkansas Refund Anticipation Loan Act, stating that the service charged Arkansas consumers fees that …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL HOSTS CONFERENCE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

November 23, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel hosted community advocates and law enforcement officials from across Arkansas today at a conference aimed at addressing issues related to violence against women.

The group pledged to work …   - Read More >


OCTOBER CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

November 18, 2010

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $172,109.68 in reparations to 86 crime victims in October. Additionally, expenses were paid in 65 previously submitted …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES COMPANY FOR SELLING FAKE DRIVER’S LICENSES

November 17, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against Beraca Publishing, a Virginia-based company that has sold fake international driver's licenses and other invalid …   - Read More >


STATEMENT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

November 17, 2010

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement related to Attorney General's Opinion 2010-145, which was released today:

"As always, it is the policy of this office not to comment on opinions, as we allow …   - Read More >