Carr and AG Colleagues Announce $60 Million Multistate Settlement with C.R. Bard

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced a settlement by 48 states and the District of Columbia with C.R. Bard, Inc. and its parent company Becton, Dickinson and Company requiring payment of $60 million for the deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.

Carr and AG Colleagues Secure Agreement over PEAKS Loans at Defunct For-Profit School

Attorney General Chris Carr has helped secure an agreement to obtain nearly $10 million in debt relief for former ITT Tech students in Georgia as part of a settlement with 47 other attorneys general and the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Carr Sues Elite Integrated Medical for Deceptive Claims Made to Elderly and Disabled Consumers Regarding Stem Cell Therapy

Attorney General Chris Carr today filed suit against Elite Integrated Medical, LLC, formerly known as Superior Healthcare of Woodstock, LLC d/b/a Superior Healthcare Group, Superior Healthcare Sandy Springs, and Superior Healthcare Morrow, along with its owner, Justin Paulk, (collectively “Elite”) for allegedly violating the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act (FBPA) by making false and misleading claims about the regenerative medicine products they offered to Georgia consumers.

Carr Announces $85.1 Million Multistate Settlement with American Honda Motor Company, Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc.

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced an $85.1 million multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. (collectively “Honda”), over allegations Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the United States. 

Consumer Alert: How to Buy a Car Without Getting Taken for a Ride

ATLANTA, GA – Are you ready for a new set of wheels? Next to buying a home, a vehicle is the biggest purchase most people will make, and once you sign a contract, there is typically no turning back. So, it’s crucial that you do your homework up-front.

Carr Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Encourages Georgians to Learn Signs of Elder Abuse

Some statistics show that at least one in ten adults over 65 will be the victim of some type of abuse in a given year. In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging Georgians to learn how to recognize the signs of elder abuse and know where to report it.

Georgia’s Price Gouging Statute to Stay in Effect through July 12, 2020

On May 28, 2020, Governor Brian Kemp renewed the Public Health State of Emergency, which will now continue through 11:59pm on July 12, 2020. 

CONSUMER ALERT: Attorney General Carr Issues Warning Against Financial Exploitation of Older Adults during Covid-19

Attorney General Chris Carr is warning older Georgians, their families and their caretakers to be on the lookout for signs of financial exploitation, especially with regard to the recent issuance of federal stimulus checks.  

CONSUMER ALERT: Fraudsters Perpetrating New Scams to Capitalize on COVID-19

Attorney General Chris Carr is warning Georgians about new ways in which scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.