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CRAWFORD COUNTY BROTHERS CONVICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

February 08, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Two Alma men arrested last year by agents from the Attorney General's Office pleaded guilty today in Crawford County Circuit Court to multiple felony child pornography charges, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL FILES SUIT AGAINST STANDARD & POOR’S

February 05, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against Standard and Poor's, alleging that the credit rating agency intentionally misled investors in the way it rated the toxic assets at the heart of …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES LEGISLATIVE AGENDA

February 04, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today his legislative priorities for 2013, an agenda that includes proposals to strengthen the State's human-trafficking laws and ensure the constitutionality of Arkansas's law on …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS JOINS IN $120 MILLION ROBO-SIGNING SETTLEMENT

January 31, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he and 44 other attorneys general have reached a $120 million settlement with a Florida-based company alleged to have engaged in robo-signing of foreclosure documents and …   - Read More >


CRIME VICTIMS RECEIVE NEARLY $4 MILLION IN REPARATIONS IN 2012

January 22, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that nearly $4 million in reparations were awarded in 2012 to victims of violent crime in Arkansas by the state's Crime Victims Reparations Board.

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CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS SALINE COUNTY MAN

January 18, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Saline County man has been arrested by agents from the Attorney General's Office for possession of child pornography.

Michael E. Rea, 43, of Bauxite, was arrested …   - Read More >


DEADLINE TO FILE FORECLOSURE CLAIMS IS JAN. 18

January 14, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today reminded Arkansans who are eligible for one-time payments from the National Mortgage Settlement that Friday, Jan. 18, is the deadline to file claims to receive those payments.

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MCDANIEL FILES SUIT AGAINST CLEBURNE COUNTY BUSINESS

January 09, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer-protection lawsuit against a Cleburne County business accused of failing to turn over proceeds of consignment sales to former owners of watercraft the business had sold.

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MCDANIEL ASKS HIGH COURT TO UPHOLD JULI’S LAW

January 03, 2013

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has joined attorneys general from across the country in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm a state's right to collect DNA samples from suspects arrested for violent …   - Read More >


NOVEMBER 2012 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

December 17, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $236,107.64 to victims of crime in November. Awards were made in 123 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 39 …   - Read More >