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COURT ORDER ENTERED AGAINST TELEMARKETING FIRM

December 27, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that a federal judge has ordered a Florida company and its owner to pay $90,000 in penalties for violations of state and federal telemarketing laws.

U.S. District Judge Brian …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL TO INVESTIGATE TARGET SECURITY BREACH

December 26, 2013

LITTLE ROCK --- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has launched an investigation into the Target Corp. security breach, joining other state attorneys general who have started similar investigations.

The retail giant …   - Read More >


NOVEMBER 2013 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

December 20, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $225.589.50 to victims of crime in November. Awards were made in 122 new cases. Additional expenses were paid in 24 …   - Read More >


CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS WHITE COUNTY MAN

December 19, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from his office have arrested a White County man for possession of child pornography.

Thomas F. Allen, 61, of Beebe was arrested this morning at his residence on …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES JOINT STATE-FEDERAL SETTLEMENT WITH OCWEN FINANCIAL

December 19, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that 49 states and the federal government have reached a settlement with Ocwen Financial Corp. over allegations of misconduct related to Ocwen’s mortgage-servicing practices.
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CYBER CRIMES UNIT ARRESTS BENTON COUNTY MAN

December 18, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that agents from his office have arrested a Benton County man for possession of child pornography.

Wesi Allen Robinson, 34, of Bentonville was arrested this afternoon at his …   - Read More >


LITTLE ROCK WOMAN CONVICTED OF MEDICAID FRAUD

December 18, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – A Little Rock woman arrested earlier this year after an investigation by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit has been convicted of felony Medicaid Fraud, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today.
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ATTORNEYS GENERAL CALL ON CONGRESS TO FUND ANTI-HUMAN TRAFFICKING PROGRAMS

December 17, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel joined his counterparts from across the country today to call on Congress to approve funding for programs targeted at the prevention of human trafficking in the United States and abroad.

In …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SUES NORTH LITTLE ROCK USED CAR DEALER

December 17, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against a North Little Rock used car dealer accused of failing to provide a clear title to car buyers, illegally changing the terms of contracts and …   - Read More >


OWNERS OF TELEMARKETING COMPANY FOUND IN VIOLATION OF LAW

December 12, 2013

LITTLE ROCK – A federal judge this week found the owners of a Florida company in violation of multiple state and federal telemarketing laws and ordered the company to pay $100,000 in civil penalties, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel …   - Read More >