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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 — Attorney General Carr joined a 19-state coalition urging Congress to reject burdensome legislation that would increase fees on energy producers and hit American consumers with even greater price hikes as heating bills surge this winter.
Atlanta, GA - In a letter to President Joe Biden and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Attorney General Chris Carr, along with 19 other state attorneys general, voiced opposition to the administration advocating a policy that would provide the federal government with unprecedented access to nearly every American’s bank account and financial transaction information.
ATLANTA, GA —Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit obtained lengthy prison sentences for two individuals convicted of Human Trafficking. The case included two counts each of trafficking of persons for sexual servitude. A Cobb County Jury had returned the verdict on September 24, 2021 in the trial of the State of Georgia v. Keron Hamilton and Meyetta King-Brown. The case marked the first jury trial conviction for Carr’s Human Trafficking Unit that was formed in 2019.
ATLANTA, GA — The Office of the Attorney General today announced that Clarence Dean Alford, a former member of the Board of Regents representing Georgia’s 4th Congressional District, pleaded guilty to Racketeering today. He pleaded guilty before Chief Superior Court Judge Robert F. Mumford.