Carr Announces Consumer Settlement with Santander, Millions to be Returned to Georgians

Attorney General Chris Carr, along with a bipartisan coalition of 34 attorneys general, is announcing a settlement with Santander Consumer USA Inc. (Santander) that includes approximately $550 million in relief for consumers, with more relief in additional deficiency waivers expected. 

Carr Recognizes Older Americans Month

In recognition of Older Americans Month, Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging older consumers to protect both their health and their finances during these challenging times.

SCAM ALERT: Carr Warns of Email Scam Targeting Faith-Based Communities

The Office of the Attorney General is warning consumers of an imposter email scam targeting members of synagogues and churches in which scammers pose as religious leaders to try to trick congregants into sending them money.

SCAM ALERT: Carr Warns Georgians of Fake COVID-19 Websites, Texts and Emails

Attorney General Chris Carr is warning Georgians that scammers are using fraudulent websites, texts and emails to steal consumers’ personal or financial information and/or to install malware on their devices.

Kemp, Carr: Watch Out for Coronavirus Scams

Governor Brian P. Kemp and Attorney General Chris Carr are warning Georgia residents to watch out for scams related to the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). These include websites selling bogus products, as well as fake emails, texts, and social media posts designed to steal people’s money and personal information.

Carr Condemns Hoarding Medical Equipment, Urges Personnel to Contact CPD with Issues

Attorney General Chris Carr is imploring Georgia businesses and consumers to refrain from hoarding masks and other personal protective equipment that are urgently needed in hospitals. 

Carr Partners with Business Community to Combat Price Gouging and Scams

Attorney General Chris Carr is stepping up the fight to rid the marketplace of price gougers and scammers by partnering with members of the Georgia and national business communities – including Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Facebook, Chevron, Publix, the Georgia Association of Convenience Stores, the Georgia Retailers, the Georgia Food Industry Association and the Better Business Bureau.

Carr Warns Georgians about Misinformation Campaigns Designed to Steal, Deceive and Disrupt

Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging Georgians to remain vigilant and only rely on trusted sources when it comes to information concerning COVID-19.  

Carr Warns Georgians about Misinformation Campaigns Designed to Steal, Deceive and Disrupt

Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging Georgians to remain vigilant and only rely on trusted sources when it comes to information concerning COVID-19.  

Carr Warns Consumers About Coronavirus Scams, Fake Cures, Door-to-Door and Drive-By Testing and Misinformation

Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers about ads, promotions and websites that claim their products can treat, prevent or cure the Coronavirus/COVID-19. 

Kemp Declares State of Emergency for Coronavirus Outbreak, Invokes Price Gouging Statute

The State of Georgia’s Price Gouging Statutes were activated upon Governor Brian Kemp’s signing the State of Emergency declaration on March 14, 2020 at 10:15 a.m. 

Kemp, Carr: Watch Out for Coronavirus Scams

Governor Brian P. Kemp and Attorney General Chris Carr are warning Georgia residents to watch out for scams related to the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). 

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 (NCPW), March 1-7, 2020.

Carr: Georgia Joins Bipartisan, Multi-state Investigation of JUUL

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that Georgia has joined a bipartisan, multistate investigation of e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs. The 39-state coalition is investigating JUUL’s marketing and sales practices.

Carr: Georgia Agrees to $1.6 Billion Global Settlement Framework with Opioid Manufacturer

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced a global settlement framework agreement between state attorneys general, local subdivisions, and Mallinckrodt (MNK), its subsidiaries, and certain other affiliates.