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Local, state, and federal government websites often end in .gov. State of Georgia government websites and email systems use “georgia.gov” or “ga.gov” at the end of the address. Before sharing sensitive or personal information, make sure you’re on an official state website.
Call 1-800-GEORGIA to verify that a website is an official website of the State of Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Law’s Consumer Protection Division protects Georgia consumers and legitimate businesses from unfair and deceptive practices involving consumer transactions. We do this by investigating consumer complaints, monitoring the marketplace, taking enforcement action against violators of the law and through consumer education.
If you believe a business has acted in an unfair, deceptive or unlawful way, you can submit a complaint to our office.
Have you had continuing problems with a vehicle you purchased new, leased new or registered new in Georgia? The Lemon Law provides a self-help process to help get eligible vehicles repaired, replaced or repurchased.
The price gouging statute invoked by the State of Emergency for Supply Chain Disruptions began on April 16, 2022 and shall remain in effect until 11:59pm on February 9, 2023.
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Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging all Georgians to join in recognizing Data Privacy Week from Jan. 22-28, 2023, by reviewing and adjusting their online privacy settings to protect their personal information.
“The widespread sharing and collection of personal data has made it easier for fraudsters to commit identity theft and perpetrate imposter scams,” said Carr. “Georgians can protect themselves by limiting the information they voluntarily share and the data they allow online entities to access. We encourage both consumers and businesses to take advantage of the many resources offered by our Consumer Protection Division, like our Cybersecurity Guide, so you can help to ensure your data is kept safe.”
Attorney General Chris Carr and Insurance Commissioner John King are urging Georgians to be on the lookout for potential home repair fraud, insurance scams, price gouging, and other schemes following the recent tornadoes and severe storms that moved throughout the state.
Download the “See Something, Send Something” App so you can easily report price gouging or suspicious or illegal activity in Georgia.