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 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.

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.

Georgia Consumer Protection Guide for Older Adults Now Available in Spanish

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the release of a Spanish version of the office’s Consumer Protection Guide for Older Adults. 

Attorney General Carr and Georgia Department of Revenue Recognize Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

In recognition of Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, Attorney General Chris Carr and Department of Revenue Commissioner David Curry are offering consumers tips about tax preparation and encouraging them to protect themselves from tax-related scams.

Built Rite Mobile Concessions, LLC, Built Rite Cookers, LLC and Built Rite Cookers/Smokers, LLC to Pay $338,545 in Customer Restitution

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced an $886,045.72 settlement with Built Rite Mobile Concessions, LLC, Built Rite Cookers, LLC and Built Rite Cookers/Smokers, LLC and their owner and operator, Donald Boston, (collectively “Built Rite”), alleging that they committed multiple violations of the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act (FBPA).