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NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY YIELDS RECORD RESULTS IN ARKANSAS

October 11, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansans safely disposed of more than 12,000 pounds of unwanted or expired medications on National Drug Take-Back Day, a record amount for the initiative, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced at a news conference today. …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS UNION COUNTY MAN

October 05, 2012

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

George Alan Haile, 56, of El Dorado was arrested this …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL, OTHERS JOIN TO OPPOSE FEDERAL PAYDAY LENDING BILL

October 05, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today urged members of Congress to oppose a bill that would preempt states' authority to regulate payday lenders, check cashers and other short-term installment loan providers.

McDaniel …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL RECOGNIZES OUTSTANDING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS

October 02, 2012

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Cpl. David Passen of the Van Buren Police Department was selected as Officer of the Year at a ceremony recognizing outstanding law enforcement officers across the state.

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MCDANIEL SUES SELLER OF INVALID INTERNATIONAL DRIVER’S LICENSES AND ID CARDS

September 20, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a Las Vegas company accused of selling invalid international driver's licenses and identification cards to Arkansas residents.

According to …   - Read More >


AUGUST CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

September 18, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $391,986.30 in reparations to crime victims during August. Awards were made in 168 new cases. Additional expenses were …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS LONOKE COUNTY MAN

September 14, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Agents from the Attorney General's Office today arrested a Lonoke County man on child pornography charges, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.

Agents with the Attorney General's Cyber Crimes Unit arrested David James …   - Read More >


CRAWFORD COUNTY MAN CONVICTED ON CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES

September 10, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Crawford County man arrested late last year by agents from the Attorney General's Office has pleaded guilty to multiple felony child pornography charges.

Bryan A. …   - Read More >


ARKANSAS CONSUMERS TO RECEIVE RESTITUTION IN SETTLEMENT WITH E-BOOK PUBLISHERS

August 29, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that Arkansas consumers will share in a national settlement of nearly $70 million to resolve claims that three of the nation's largest book publishers conspired to fix the …   - Read More >


COURT ORDER RESTRICTS ONLINE PAYDAY LENDER

August 21, 2012

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that his office has obtained a court order prohibiting the operator of multiple payday lending websites from offering illegal loans to Arkansas consumers.

McDaniel earlier …   - Read More >