Press Releases, Consumer Alerts and Notices

03/23/2020
Georgians should only rely on trusted sources when it comes to information concerning COVID-19...
03/22/2020
Georgians should only rely on trusted sources when it comes to information concerning COVID-19...
03/20/2020
Scammers are touting fake cures and tests, which may be a waste of money or even have dire health consequences...
03/14/2020
Consumers can submit price gouging complaints to the Georgia Department of Law's Consumer Protection Division...
03/04/2020
Scammers try to swindle consumers with bogus websites, emails, texts and social media posts related to the Corona virus...
03/02/2020
Consumers are encouraged to avail themselves of the resources available through the Consumer Protection Division...
02/25/2020
Mallinckrodt enters into multi-state settlement that will help fund opioid addiction treatment...
02/25/2020
39-state coalition investigating e-cigarette manufacturer's marketing and sales practices...
02/17/2020
The guide, now available in Spanish, includes an array of topics of importance to seniors, including scams, identity theft, credit and debt, reverse mortgages, charitable giving, home repairs, funerals, advance directives, long-term care, elder abuse and more.
02/04/2020
Tips on how to avoid tax identity theft and tax-related scams...
01/28/2020
Consent Judgment alleges that the companies committed multiple violations of the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act...
11/19/2019
How to recognize and avoid sophisticated work-from-home scams...
10/17/2019
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.
10/02/2019
Attorney General Chris Carr's Consumer Protection Division releases new Cybersecurity Guide for Georgia small businesses, non-profit organizations and houses of worship.