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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) 458-3600
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the successful conviction of Michelle Oliver on one count of operating an unlicensed personal care home, one count of willful deprivation of an elder person, seven counts of willful deprivation of a disabled adult, and 51 counts of financial exploitation of a disabled adult. A Dougherty County jury returned the guilty verdict on Sep. 8, 2022, following a seven-day trial. Judge Victoria Darrisaw subsequently handed down a 20-year sentence with the first seven years to be served in prison. Following her release, Oliver will be prohibited from being involved in any way with businesses or organizations that provide care to others.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has secured a new, single indictment as part of its ongoing, multi-defendant case out of Clayton County. Theodore Browne, Jr., who was previously indicted in September 2021, has been re-indicted on charges of human trafficking, aggravated child molestation and cruelty to children in the first degree. Daniel Horne, who was recently arrested in June 2022, has also been indicted on charges of human trafficking, aggravated child molestation and statutory rape. This case has already resulted in two guilty pleas and prison sentences.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced a $438.5 million agreement in principle between JUUL Labs (“JUUL”) and 34 states and territories resolving a two-year bipartisan investigation into the e-cigarette manufacturer’s marketing and sales practices. In addition to the financial terms, the settlement would force JUUL to comply with a series of strict injunctive terms severely limiting the company's marketing and sales practices. Under the settlement, more than $19 million has been allocated for payment to the State of Georgia.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr and Insurance Commissioner John King are warning consumers whose homes were damaged by the recent flooding in northwest Georgia to be on the lookout for home repair fraud and price gouging.