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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.
Price gouging protections invoked by the State of Emergency for Supply Chain Disruptions will begin at 12:00am on April 16, 2022 and shall remain in effect until 11:59pm on June 14, 2022.
Refunds are still available to people who were tricked into wiring money to scammers through Western Union between January 1, 2004 and January 19, 2017. If you didn’t file a claim for a refund yet, you have until July 1, 2022 to file. The refunds are part of a $586 million settlement Western Union reached with the FTC and Department of Justice in 2017 for violating the law when it failed to guard against fraud in its system.
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Some sellers may try to take advantage of this nationwide shortage by charging exorbitant prices for formula. Scammers may even create fake websites or advertisements offering baby formula in an attempt to steal people’s money. The State of Emergency for Supply Chain Disruptions protects Georgia consumers from price gouging. This emergency declaration is currently in effect throughout the State of Georgia until 11:59 PM on June 14, 2022.
Attorney General Chris Carr and Insurance Commissioner John King are urging Georgia residents to guard against home repair fraud and other scams following the occurrence of a tornado or any other severe storm.
Download the “See Something, Send Something” App so you can easily report price gouging or suspicious or illegal activity in Georgia.