Carr’s Gang Prosecution Unit Indicts Seven Alleged Members of the Red Tape Gang on 53 Charges in Clarke County

Announcement marks the fourth Athens indictment to be obtained by the AG’s new Unit

Carr’s Gang Prosecution Unit Indicts Two Alleged Members of 1-8 Trey Bloods on 51 Charges in Athens-Clarke County

Announcement marks the first indictments to be obtained by the AG’s new Unit since its creation on July 1, 2022

CONSUMER ALERT: Carr Issues Scam Warning to Georgia’s Older Adults

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is urging Georgia’s older adults and their caregivers to stay informed on how to recognize and avoid some common scams. While these schemes can and do happen to people of all ages, the perpetrators often target older adults because they are frequently home during the day, have money saved, and may be too polite to hang up the phone or turn away a solicitor.

Carr Praises Ruling Dismissing all of Fair Fight’s False Allegations of Voter Suppression in 2018 Election

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr praises today’s ruling dismissing all of Fair Fight’s false allegations of voter suppression in the 2018 election. To date, this lawsuit has cost the taxpayers of Georgia nearly $6 million.

Carr Warns Georgians of Price Gouging and Scams in Wake of Tropical Storm Ian

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers to be on the lookout for price gouging and scams in response to Tropical Storm Ian.

Carr Opens New Case in DeKalb Against Male-Female Pair Currently Awaiting Trial on Separate Human Trafficking Charges in Fulton

AG’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit takes arrest warrants for two defendants after identifying new underage victim

Carr: Atlanta Woman Convicted for Neglect and Exploitation of the Disabled and Elderly

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.

Carr Announces New Indictment in Multi-Defendant Human Trafficking Case in Clayton County

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.

Carr and AG Colleagues Reach $438.5 Million Agreement with JUUL Labs

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.

CONSUMER ALERT: AG Carr and Commissioner King Warn Northwest Georgians of Home Repair Fraud and Price Gouging in Wake of Severe Flooding

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.