Attorney General Baker Obtains 2.4 Million Dollar Settlement For Medicaid Program From Cephalon Over Off-label Marketing Of Pharmaceuticals

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that he had obtained a $2.4 million check for the Georgia Medicaid program from Cephalon, Inc. over off-label marketing of three of Cephalon's pharmaceuticals.

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Former Georgia Tech Employee Pleads Guilty To Paying For Pay-Per-View On State-issued Purchasing Card

(Atlanta) Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that Angela Yvonne Burden had pled guilty to one count of theft by taking in Fulton County Superior Court. The court sentenced Burden to 12 months of probation, a $600 fine, and 60 hours of community service.

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Attorney General Baker Announces Agreement With CraigsList To Protect Children From Adult Content

(Atlanta) Attorney General Thurbert Baker today announced that he and the Attorneys General from 42 other states have reached an agreement with Craigslist under which the online classified ad website will take action to deter and crack down on inappropriate content and illegal activity in its ero

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New Execution Date Set For Troy Anthony Davis Who Was Convicted Of 1989 Murder Of Savannah Police Officer Mark McPhail

Georgia Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker offers the following information in the case against Troy Anthony Davis, who is currently scheduled to be executed during the execution window starting at noon on October 27, 2008 and ending at noon on November 3, 2008.

Scheduled Execution

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Attorney General Baker Announces Formation Of An Election Task Force And Creation Of A Voter Hotline To Answer Election-related Legal Questions

The upcoming elections have generated a great deal of voter interest and may result in one of the highest turnouts in recent history. Early voting seems to be moving at a fast pace and voter registration has been significant in many counties all over the state.

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New Execution Date Set For Convicted Killer Jack Alderman

Georgia Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker offers the following information in the case against Jack E. Alderman, who is currently scheduled to be executed on September 16, 2008 at 7:00 pm.

Scheduled Execution

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Attorney General Baker Announces Twelve Million Dollar Medicaid Settlement With Bristol-Myers Squibb and Apothecon Over Allegations of Kickbacks, Illegal Drug Pricing and Off-Label Use

Bristol-Myers Squibb will pay Georgia’s Medicaid program $12,086,454.16 under a settlement reached with Attorney General Thurbert Baker.

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Former Georgia Tech Employee Pleads Guilty in Purchasing Card Case

(Atlanta) Jana Chambers, a former employee of Georgia Tech, entered a guilty plea this morning in Fulton County Superior Court to a charge of Theft by Taking. She was sentenced by Judge Hicks to twelve months probation, 24 hours community service, and $200 fine.

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Former State Representative Charles "Chuck" Scheid Pleads Guilty To Tax Charge

Charles “Chuck” Scheid of Cherokee County, a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives, entered a guilty plea to Income Tax Evasion in Fulton County Superior Court this morning.

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$600,000 Per Year Bus Driver Turns Out To Be A Tax Cheat

(Atlanta) A man who claimed to earn over $600,000 from the Cobb Transit system on his 2005 tax return will have five years in prison to mull over the response he got from state officials.

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