Attorney General Baker Announces $51.5 Million Settlement Agreement With Ford Motor Company

Attorney General Thurbert Baker, along with the Attorneys General from all 49 other states, announced today a $51.5 million nationwide settlement with Ford Motor Company resolving allegations of deceptive trade practices relating to the sale and advertising of Ford sport utility vehicles.

Pennsylvania Added by Attorney General Baker to List of States Entitled to Georgia's Firearm Permit Reciprocity

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today an addition to Georgia’s program of reciprocal recognition to firearms permit holders from other states. Legislation passed in 1996 allowed Georgia to grant this privilege to citizens of states which recognized Georgia firearms permits.

Information on the Execution of William Howard Putman

(Atlanta) Georgia Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that the court-ordered execution of William Howard Putman was carried out this evening, November 13, 2002, at 7:20pm.

Attorney General Baker Announces Conviction Against Roswell Obstetrician For Medicaid Fraud

(Atlanta – 15 October 2002) Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced that Dr. Aubrey Camacho pled guilty today in Dekalb County to defrauding Georgia’s Medicaid program out of more than $1.05 million.

Attorney General Baker Announces Nationwide Predatory Lending Settlement With Household Finance

(Atlanta -- October 11, 2002) Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced a landmark consumer settlement today with mortgage lender Household Finance over its lending practices in the "subprime" market for home loans.

Attorney General Baker Joins With Governor Barnes In Unveiling New Identity Theft Website

ATLANTA, October 8, 2002 – Governor Roy E.

Attorney General Bakers Announces Antitrust Settlement With Manufacturer Of George Foreman Grills

Attorney General Thurbert Baker today announced the settlement of an $8.2 million nationwide settlement with houseware manufacturer Salton, Inc. This settlement resolves an antitrust lawsuit filed by Georgia and 44 other states as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia.

Attorney General Baker Joins With Nation's Attorneys General In Commemorating October As National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Attorney General Thurbert Baker joined with the National Association of Attorneys General today in commemorating October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Attorney General Baker Announces Final Sentencing For Members Of Identity Theft Crime Ring

(Atlanta – September 26, 2002) Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that guilty pleas had been obtained from the final two members of the Identity Theft crime ring operating out of northeast Georgia.

South Dakota added by Attorney General Baker to List of States Entitled to Georgia's Firearm Permit Reciprocity

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today an addition to Georgia’s program of reciprocal recognition to firearms permit holders from other states. Legislation passed in 1996 allowed Georgia to grant this privilege to citizens of states which recognized Georgia firearms permits.