FORMER CLAYTON COUNTY CORONER MARSHALL NEWSOME SENTENCED IN FEDERAL COURT

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced that former Clayton County Coroner Marshall Newsome was sentenced today in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia by Judge Willis Hunt.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES $22 MILLION JUDGMENT IN CONSUMER FRAUD TRIAL

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that a DeKalb County jury this afternoon returned a $1.8 million verdict against two defendants in a scheme to bilk consumers out of money by enticing them with the promise of winning monetary prizes. Jeffrey Lee Landers and Terrance E.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES INDICTMENT IN SCHEME TO DEFRAUD THE GEORGIA LOTTERY

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that a grand jury in Fulton County has returned an indictment against Harvey Collier, a former retailer for the Georgia Lottery, in a scheme to steal Georgia lottery tickets. The indictment, returned Thursday, October 12, charges that Mr.

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IDENTITY FRAUD INDICTMENT ANNOUNCED BY ATTORNEY GENERAL

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that a grand jury in Fulton County has returned an indictment on multiple counts of identity fraud against David Lucien Rye, age 32.

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NETWORK TO COMBAT IDENTITY THEFT TO BE ANNOUNCED AT WEDNESDAY CONFERENCE

Financial identity fraud is a rapidly growing problem in the United States, which damages not only businesses and financial institutions, but also seriously victimizes law-abiding citizens, by the appropriation of their credit and good names.

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NEWSOME FOUND GUILTY ON ALL MEDICAID FRAUD CHARGES

Thurbert E. Baker, Attorney General, State of Georgia; Richard H.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES CONVICTION IN MAJOR SAVANNAH INSURANCE FRAUD CASE

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that a Chatham County Superior Court jury convicted James L. Burnsed of Pembroke, Georgia of 22 counts of insurance fraud. After the Chatham County conviction, Mr.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER AND U.S. ATTORNEY RICHARD DEANE ANNOUNCE $2.87 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH FLOYD MEDICAL CENTER

Attorney General Thurbert Baker and U. S. Attorney Richard H. Deane, Jr.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE

Attorney General Thurbert Baker and Barry Reid, Administrator of the Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs, announced today that Georgia, 23 other states and the District of Columbia have settled claims against Publishers Clearing House (PCH) for allegedly using misleading sweepstakes pr

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ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE SOUTHERN REGIONAL CONFERENCE OF ATTORNEYS GENERAL

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that he has been elected Chairman of the Southern Regional Conference of Attorneys General.

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