Carr Announces Indictment of Two Defendants in Barrow County on Charge of Racketeering

ATLANTA, GA —Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the indictment of Parker Dean and James Graham on one charge of racketeering. Dean was also indicted on one count of possession of a firearm by a first offender probationer.

Carr: $19.8M Settlement reached with Turtle Creek Assets, Ltd.

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced a $19.8 million settlement with Turtle Creek Assets, Ltd. and its owner, Gordon Engle, (collectively “Turtle Creek”), resolving allegations that the company committed multiple violations of the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act. 

Carr Announces Indictment of 14 Defendants in Cherokee on Charges of Human Trafficking, Racketeering, Gang Activity, Charity Fraud, and Money Laundering

ATLANTA, GA —Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the indictment of 14 defendants on 15 charges of Human Trafficking, Racketeering, Criminal Street Gang Activity, Charity Fraud, and Money Laundering.

Carr Joins Call for Faster Implementation of Anti-Robocall Technology

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to fight back against the scourge of illegal robocalls by moving up the deadline for smaller telephone companies to implement caller ID technology. Georgia joined a bipartisan coalition of 51 attorneys general in submitting comments to the FCC.

Carr Announces Indictment in Case Involving Elderly Victim

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr has indicted Borin Khoun on four counts of Theft by Taking in Gwinnett County Superior Court.

Carr: Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit Indicts 8 Members of Inglewood Family Gangster Bloods in Albany for 54 Gang and Human Trafficking Charges

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the office’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit has indicted eight individuals for 54 gang and human trafficking charges. A Dougherty County Grand Jury returned the indictment on July 28, 2021.

Carr Reveals Georgia’s Top Consumer Complaints for 2020

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced Georgia’s top consumer complaints for 2020. This announcement follows the release of the latest report from the annual survey of state and local consumer agencies conducted by Consumer Federation of America (CFA).

SCAM ALERT: Carr Warns of Pyramid Schemes Aimed at Instagram Users

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers about a new take on the classic pyramid scheme. Pyramid schemes are illegal multilevel marketing programs that promise consumers or investors large profits based primarily on recruiting others to join their program, not based on profits from any real investment or real sale of goods to the public. They may require you to buy products before you are eligible to be paid or receive bonuses, and you may need to pay fees for things like training sessions or expensive marketing materials. Plus, you can pretty much count on the fact that the only people making money are the scammers who are running it.

Carr Appoints Substitute Prosecutors to Handle Matters After Fulton County DA’s Disqualification

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the Office of the Attorney General has appointed substitute prosecutors to handle the matters of State of Georgia v. Devin Brosnan and Garrett Rolfe, Fulton County Superior Court and State of Georgia v. Roland Claud, Mark Gardner, Lonnie Hood, Armon Jones, Willie Sauls and Ivory Streeter, Fulton County Superior Court.

Carr Provides Statement on National Opioid Discussions with Distributors and Manufacturer

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is providing the following statement about the on-going discussions with Cardinal, McKesson, and AmerisourceBergen – the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors of opioids – and Johnson & Johnson – manufacturer and marketer of opioids.