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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.
Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging Georgians to remain vigilant and only rely on trusted sources when it comes to information concerning COVID-19.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the release of a Spanish version of the office’s Consumer Protection Guide for Older Adults.
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.
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).
Attorney General Chris Carr today announced a $145,750 settlement with Above 701, Inc. and its sole owner and operator, Darius Williams, alleging that they violated the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act by operating an illegal credit repair business.
Attorney General Chris Carr and the Consumer Protection Division are warning Georgians about scammers operating under the veil of potential employers.
Attorney General Chris Carr today announced a multistate settlement along with 40 states and the District of Columbia requiring Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. to pay nearly $116.9 million for their deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.