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APRIL 2014 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

May 20, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – The Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $308,652.77 to victims of crime in April, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today. Awards were made in 213 new cases, with additional expenses paid in 11 previously …   - Read More >


MISSING PERSONS INITIATIVE SET FOR MAY 29

May 15, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and representatives from federal, state and local law enforcement agencies will host the state’s third annual event to help reunite loved ones with their missing family members.

The third “Never …   - Read More >


TOBACCO COMPANY ORDERED TO PAY $30 MILLION TO STATE

May 14, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a Canadian tobacco company has been ordered to pay nearly $30 million to the State for failing to set money aside in escrow in lieu of its participation in the tobacco Master …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES LONOKE COUNTY PAWNBROKER

May 08, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against a Lonoke County pawnbroker accused of marketing illegal auto title loans with interest rates of more than 300 percent to dozens of Arkansas …   - Read More >


FIVE TIPS FOR MAKING STORM-RELIEF DONATIONS

April 28, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Not even 24 hours after a devastating storm hit central Arkansas, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel’s Consumer Protection Division is already learning of reports of phony charities taking advantage of the situation.

At least one …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL OFFERS SUPPORT TO STORM VICTIMS

April 28, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued a statement of support Monday to Arkansans struggling in the aftermath of Sunday night’s storms.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Mayflower, Vilonia and surrounding areas …   - Read More >


MARCH 2014 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

April 25, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $454,453.68 to victims of crime in March. Awards were made in 309 cases, with additional expenses paid in 36 previously …   - Read More >


FOIA FORUM SET FOR APRIL 30 IN LITTLE ROCK

April 22, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel and three statewide media organizations will host the 2014 Freedom of Information Act Forum on Wednesday, April 30, at the Central Arkansas Library System Ron Robinson Theater in Little Rock.

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PULASKI COUNTY WOMEN ARRESTED FOR MEDICAID FRAUD

April 16, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that two Pulaski County women have been arrested for allegedly bilking the Arkansas Medicaid program out of more than $41,000.

Darann Bright Harrison, 57, and her daughter, …   - Read More >


ATTORNEYS GENERAL CONVENE FOR ENERGY SUMMIT

April 16, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is joining six of his counterparts from other states today in Denver for a summit to discuss energy development and hydraulic fracturing, known as “fracking.”

The Conference of Western Attorneys …   - Read More >