Attorney General Chris Carr, Multistate Coalition to Seek Documents from Opioid Manufacturers

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the bipartisan coalition of attorneys general looking into the opioid epidemic is seeking documents and information from manufacturers of prescription opioids.

Attorney General Chris Carr Provides Information on Equifax Investigation

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the state of Georgia is taking an active role, working with a large group of other states, to investigate the issues surrounding the Equifax data breach.

CONSUMER ALERT: First Thing to Do in Wake of Recent Data Breach

The recent data breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three major credit reporting agencies, has exposed the personal information of over 143 million Americans and approximately 5 million Georgians. Even if your information was not compromised in this particular hack, data breaches have become so prevalent these days that it is necessary to take extra precautions in order to prevent becoming a victim.

Attorney General Chris Carr Cautions Georgians About Hurricane Scams

Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers to be on the lookout for scams in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Attorney General Chris Carr Announces Two Indicted for Stealing U.S. Treasury Checks

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the indictment of two following an investigation into stolen United States Treasury checks. 

Attorney General Chris Carr Files Suit Against Companies to Stop Unfair and Deceptive Sales Practices

Attorney General Chris Carr today filed an action against The Momentum Group, Inc., doing business as Gwinnett Mitsubishi and Gwinnett Suzuki, alleging numerous unlawful and deceptive advertising and sales practices. 

Make Sure Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Are the Real Deal

Attorney General Chris Carr is offering tips for consumers who are excitedly anticipating the solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017.

Attorney General Chris Carr Files Lawsuit Against Company for Misleading Internet Advertising and Deceptive Sales Practices

Attorney General Chris Carr has filed an action to stop Marvelay, LLC, operating under the names “Spot Reservation” and “Rushcube,” from defrauding consumers through misleading internet advertising and unfair and deceptive sales practices.

Print Office of the Attorney General, GBI and PAC Recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The Office of the Attorney General, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI), the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia (PAC) and other stakeholders are working closely together to go after those who seek to perpetrate crimes against our at-risk adults. Sickeningly enough, approximately 90 percent of these offenses are committed by a family member, and, as you can imagine, they are particularly devastating in these situations. 

Attorney General Chris Carr Announces Ongoing Investigation to Help Address the Opioid Crisis June 15, 2017

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the Office of the Attorney General of Georgia’s Consumer Protection Unit is working with a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general from across the country, investigating whether manufacturers have engaged in unlawful practices in the marketing and sale of opioids. 

Attorney General Chris Carr Celebrates Older Americans Month

Attorney General Chris Carr, in recognition of Older Americans Month, is reminding older consumers how to identify and stop  scams before they start.

Timeshare Marketer Fractional Property Services to Pay Restitution to Consumers

The Georgia Department of Law’s Consumer Protection Unit (“CPU”), on behalf of the State of Georgia, has reached an agreement with Fractional Property Services (“FPS”) and owners Matthew Delatorre and Joshua A. Wright.

Attorney General Chris Carr to Celebrate Financial Literacy Month in April

As April is Financial Literacy Month, Attorney General Chris Carr is inviting Georgians to explore related resources available through the Office of the Attorney General’s digital platforms.

Over 10,000 Claim Forms Mailed to Consumers Eligible for Refunds in Western Sky Settlement

Attorney General Chris Carr is notifying consumers that settlement administrator, Dahl Administration, LLC, recently mailed out 10,806 Notice and Claim Form packets to Georgia consumers who are eligible for refunds as a result of the Western Sky settlement.

Attorney General Chris Carr Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week

As part of National Consumer Protection Week, which is March 5-11, Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging all Georgia consumers to educate themselves about their rights and responsibilities under the law.