Press Releases, Consumer Alerts and Notices

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.
07/22/2019
Equifax enters historic multi-state settlement in response to the 2017 data breach...
07/19/2019
Financial Education Services, Inc. accused of operating illegal credit repair business and using unlawful practices in their multi-level marketing structure...
06/20/2019
Multi-state settlement requires Student CU Connect CUSO, LLC to forgive outstanding student loans from former ITT Tech students...
05/16/2019
Scammers posing as real estate brokers swindle thousands of dollars out of time share owners...
05/08/2019
Attorney General Chris Carr recently joined a coalition of 42 attorneys general in urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt rules that aim to stop the proliferation of illegal robocalls and spoofing.
04/01/2019
Helpful financial information and resources for consumers...