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CRIME VICTIMS RECEIVE $3.9 MILLION IN 2013

January 22, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded more than $3.9 million in reparations to victims of violent crime in Arkansas in 2013.

The board awarded $3,910,389.92 …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SECURES DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST MASSACHUSETTS COMPANY

January 21, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – A Pulaski County judge ruled today that a Massachusetts real estate company had breached its contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System (APERS) and ordered the company to immediately pay APERS the remaining …   - Read More >


ATTORNEY GENERAL NAMES HAMPTON TO ETHICS COMMISSION

January 15, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has appointed Dr. Sybil Jordan Hampton of Little Rock to the Arkansas Ethics Commission.

Hampton, 69, is a long-time educator, and she most recently served as …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL SEEKS DEFAULT JUDGMENT AGAINST MASSACHUSETTS COMPANY

January 08, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a motion for default judgment today against a Massachusetts-based real-estate company accused of breaching a contract with the Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System.

National …   - Read More >


LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST SWIMMING POOL INSTALLER

January 02, 2014

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Dustin McDaniel filed a consumer-protection lawsuit today against an in-ground swimming pool installer accused of taking Arkansas homeowners’ money and leaving them with nothing more than an empty hole in …   - Read More >


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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