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Georgia's Consumer Protection Division enforces laws that protect you from unfair and deceptive acts and practices in consumer transactions.
If you have a consumer complaint, please contact our Consumer Protection Division. Phone representatives are available 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday. You will be asked to submit your complaint in writing if the issue appears to be one in which we would consider taking action.
Consumer Protection Division
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.; Suite 356
Atlanta, GA 30334
For all other questions for the Department of Law, contact the main office: (404) 656-3300
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers about scam artists posing as government officials, law enforcement, or utility providers in an attempt to trick consumers into paying large sums of money.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr - along with the Department of Justice and ten other state Attorneys General — today filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to prevent Google from unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertising markets. The participating state Attorneys General offices represent Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, South Carolina, and Texas.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that on October 14, 2020, Arthur Geary Allen pled guilty in Cobb County Superior Court to one count of Theft by Taking. Allen was sentenced by Judge Robert D. Leonard under the First Offender Act to 20 years– two of which he will serve in custody with a turn-in date of February 26, 2021, followed by 18 years of probation – and to pay restitution in the amount of $301,872 which has already been recovered as a result of the prosecution.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that his office has entered into a Consent Judgment with The Momentum Group, Inc., doing business as Gwinnett Mitsubishi and Gwinnett Suzuki, and its sole owner, Fawad Ahmad, to resolve numerous allegations of unlawful and deceptive advertising and sales practices. Under the Judgment, the defendants will pay $198,089.14 in consumer restitution and an initial penalty to the state of $59,029.59. An additional penalty payment of $250,000 will be due at the end of a six and a half year monitoring period unless the defendants comply with all requirements of the settlement, in which case it will be waived.