Execution Date Set for Jimmy Fletcher Meders

ATLANTA, GA – An execution date for Jimmy Fletcher Meders has been set for January 16, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Attorney General Chris Carr offers the following information in the case against Meders for the 1987 murder of Don Anderson.

Carr: Former Atlanta Employee Found Guilty of Open Records Act Violations

ATLANTA, GA - Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that a Fulton County State Court Jury found a former City of Atlanta employee, Jenna Garland, guilty on two counts of violating the Georgia Open Records Act.

Carr: Medicaid Fraud Division Recovers More Than $8.5M in 2019 For Georgia Taxpayers

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the office’s Medicaid Fraud Division recovered more than $8.5 million in taxpayer dollars in the 2019 federal fiscal year.

Carr: Georgia Receives “A” for Anti-Human Trafficking Efforts

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today celebrated Shared Hope International’s “A” grade for Georgia’s anti-human trafficking efforts and commended the work of statewide public, private and non-profit partners

SCAM ALERT: Work from Home Scams on the Rise

Attorney General Chris Carr and the Consumer Protection Division are warning Georgians about scammers operating under the veil of potential employers.  

Ray Jefferson Cromartie Executed This Evening

ATLANTA, GA - The lawfully ordered execution of Ray Jefferson Cromartie for the 1994 murder of Richard Slysz was carried out this evening at 10:59 p.m. at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, Georgia. The sentence was carried out after the United States Supreme Court denied Cromartie’s request for a stay of execution.

CONSUMER ALERT: Tips for a Safe, Fun, Halloween

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is wishing all Georgians a happy Halloween and offering parents and guardians some tips to ensure children stay safe. 

“Halloween is meant to be a treat each year for Georgia’s children and their families,” said Attorney General Carr, “As Georgians discuss the perfect costumes and best routes to take, carving out some time to discuss safety can help ensure that the night is filled with fun.”

Carr Recognizes DEA Drug Take Back Day, Encourages Georgians to Participate

Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging all Georgians to join the Office of the Attorney General and the Statewide Opioid Task Force in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take Back Day efforts. The nationwide event will take place this Saturday, October 26, 2019 at participating locations from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Carr, EPD File Complaint against BD for Violations of Georgia Law and Rules

Attorney General Chris Carr today filed a complaint in Newton County Superior Court on behalf of Governor Brian Kemp and the Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (EPD) to temporarily stop Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD) from operating its Covington medical device sterilization facility in an unlawful manner.

Carr Announces Multistate Settlement with Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon, Georgia to Receive More Than $3.3M

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced a multistate settlement along with 40 states and the District of Columbia requiring Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. to pay nearly $116.9 million for their deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.