Press Releases, Consumer Alerts and Notices

05/29/2020
Attorney General warns that some long-term care facilities may be improperly taking the economic stimulus payments of residents who are Medicaid recipients...
05/22/2020
Tips for avoiding the latest COVID-19-related scams...
05/21/2020
Auto financing company to pay $550M to resolve allegations that it knowingly placed subprime consumers into risky auto loans with a high probability of default...
05/06/2020
Fraudsters posing as religious leaders try to scam congregants out of their money...
05/06/2020
Resources to help older consumers stay safe and avoid scams...
04/17/2020
Tips for storm victims on avoiding home repair fraud...
04/08/2020
Scammers trying to steal consumers' money and personal information through fraudulent websites and messages containing malicious links...
03/27/2020
Attorney General urges businesses and consumers not to hoard personal protective equipment critically needed in hospitals...
03/24/2020
Attorney General Chris Carr is 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 -- to fight price gouging and scams...
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...
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