Protecting Georgia Consumers

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.

File a Complaint

If you believe a business has acted in an unfair, deceptive or unlawful way, you can submit a complaint to our office.   

Lemon Law

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

The Price Gouging Statute is currently in effect throughout Georgia until 11:59PM on April 6, 2021.

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Latest Press Releases

Carr Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week

Attorney General Chris Carr is joining a group of federal, state and local government agencies and national consumer advocacy organizations in recognizing National Consumer Protection Week, February 28-March 6, 2021.

CONSUMER ALERT: Carr Warns Tech Support Scams are on the Rise

With so many people relying on the internet for teleworking and online learning, scammers are doubling down on tech support scams in an effort to steal people’s personal and financial information. Scammers may call their victims posing as a representative from Microsoft, Dell or other tech support. In another version of the scam, victims get a pop-up window on their computer, saying that a virus has been detected on their device and instructs the person to call a phone number right away to unfreeze their computer and have the virus removed... 

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Report Suspicious or Illegal Activity

Download the “See Something, Send Something” App so you can easily report price gouging or suspicious or illegal activity in Georgia.