Attorney General Olens Announces Indictment of Augusta Caretaker for Elder Abuse

On December 2, 2014, a Richmond County Grand Jury issued an indictment against Patsy Sheppard of Augusta, Ga., on three counts of Exploitation of an Elder Person, O.C.G.A. § 16-5-102(a), and one count of Attempted Exploitation of an Elder Person, O.C.G.A. § 16-5-102(a) and O.C.G.A. § 16-4-1.

Attorney General Olens Announces Winners of Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Video Contest

Today, Attorney General Sam Olens announced at George Walton Comprehensive High School in Marietta, Ga., the winners of the “We’re Not Gonna Take It,” video contest aimed at preventing pr

Former Kennesaw State Department Head and Associates Plead Guilty to Kickback Scheme

Former Kennesaw State University (KSU) employee Gerald Donaldson and his associates Joseph Eto, Ramon Morgan, Don Thomas and Lionel Elder have pleaded guilty in Cobb County Superior Court to offenses relating to their fraudulent billing of KSU for over $686,000.

Execution Order Signed for Man Convicted of Murdering a Baldwin County Deputy Sheriff

Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens offers the following information in the case against Robert Wayne Holsey, who is currently scheduled to be executed on December 9, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. for the murder of Deputy Will Robinson.

Scheduled Execution

Atlanta OB/GYN Convicted of Medicaid Fraud Ordered to Repay $300,000 in Stolen Medicaid Funds

On November 13, 2014, Judge Christopher S. Brasher of the Fulton County Superior Court ordered convicted felon Nathaniel Johnson, of Atlanta, to repay the State of Georgia $300,000 in stolen Medicaid funds.

Two Charged with Falsely Billing Georgia Medicaid for Over $977K

On Thursday, November 6, 2014, a Cobb County Grand Jury charged Matthew David Harrell and Andrea Lillie Barrett with one count of Medicaid Fraud (O.C.G.A. § 49-4-146.1(b)), one count of Conspiracy to Defraud the State (O.C.G.A. § 16-10-21), and one count each of Identity Fraud (O.C.G.A.

Decatur Daycare Owner Charged with Defrauding Lottery-Funded Pre-K Program

On Friday, October 24, 2014, a Fulton County Grand Jury indicted Alice Adeusi, owner of Big Apple Child Daycare, Inc. (Big Apple), on four counts of False Statements (O.C.G.A. §16-10-20) .

Attorney General Sam Olens Continues Fight Against Human Trafficking, Appoints Statewide Prosecutor

Attorney General Sam Olens announced today that he has appointed a new prosecutor, Camila Wright, who will be dedicated to the prosecution of human trafficking.

Attorney General Olens Announces Settlement with Drug Manufacturer Organon

Attorney General Sam Olens announced today that Georgia has joined with other states and the federal government to settle allegations that drug manufacturer Organon underpaid rebates to Georgia’s Medicaid program, offered improper financial incentives to nursing home pharmacy companies, promoted

Attorney General Sam Olens Urges Congressional Support of Legislation to Prevent Online Sex Trafficking of Youth

Attorney General Olens has sent a letter urging members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to support legislation that would help prevent children from being trafficked on the Internet.