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NEW LAW HELPS HOMEOWNERS PRIOR TO FORECLOSURES

April 12, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel joined Rep. Tiffany Rogers of Stuttgart today to applaud a new state law that equips homeowners with necessary information prior to a foreclosure and encourages loss mitigation or loan …   - Read More >


WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION PSA, POETRY CONTESTS

April 11, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel recognized students from five Arkansas schools as winners in his office's annual Youth Suicide Prevention poetry and public service announcement contests.

A team of students from Springdale …   - Read More >


SETTLEMENT FUNDS WILL HELP FIGHT HUNGER IN ARKANSAS

April 08, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that three Arkansas hunger-relief organizations will receive a share of $425,000 to help them fulfill their mission to provide food for Arkansans in need.

McDaniel will provide …   - Read More >


NEW LAW WILL BAN COMMERCIAL CIGARETTE ROLLING MACHINES

April 07, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that commercial "roll-your-own" cigarette machines will be prohibited in Arkansas under a new law also aimed at deterring illegal activity by tobacco wholesalers and …   - Read More >


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 >