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ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that Mark Thomas, 38, of Union City, has been convicted of minor sex trafficking in Fulton and Cherokee counties. He has received two life sentences to be served concurrently. These two cases involve the same underage victim, who was trafficked in both jurisdictions over a period of several months in 2021. In addition to Thomas, four other men have also been convicted of trafficking this same underage female.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr has joined a 19-state coalition in urging the Biden administration to follow the law and not unilaterally expand executive power to raise or ignore the debt ceiling without congressional approval. The President recently asserted publicly that the executive branch has this authority under the 14th Amendment. It does not.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that William David Miller, 55, of Atlanta, has been indicted in Fulton County on 26 counts of felony Medicaid Fraud and three counts of felony Forgery in the Second Degree. As the sole healthcare provider for his company Domina Umbrae, LLC., Miller is alleged to have submitted fraudulent claims for services he did not provide and to have then retained payments for those claims.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the indictment of Jaden Appling, Anthony Brown, X’Zydric Faust and Glendarius Tate for their alleged involvement in the fatal shooting that occurred on Northview Drive in Athens, Georgia, on March 5, 2023. The defendants are charged with Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Violation of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, among other offenses. Appling, Brown, Faust and Tate are alleged members of Everybody Killa (EBK), a hybrid street gang.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that attorneys across Georgia raised a total of $829,239 during the 12th Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy fundraising competition. This is the equivalent of 3.2 million meals for the state’s regional food banks to then distribute to Georgia children, seniors and families in need.
Three defendants in country illegally, all sentenced to prison
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is recognizing this May as Older Americans Month by sharing key tips and resources to help all Georgians recognize, prevent, and report the financial abuse and exploitation of older adults.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that 145,788 Georgians who were tricked into paying for free tax services by TurboTax’s owner Intuit will soon begin receiving checks from a $141 million multistate settlement announced in May 2022. In total, Georgia will receive $4,450,496.83 for affected consumers, with 4.4 million Americans expected to receive checks nationwide. Eligible consumers will be contacted by email about the settlement and will not need to file a claim. Checks will be mailed throughout May 2023, beginning next week.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the indictment of five alleged members of RNBA, a hybrid gang based in Boston, Georgia. The indictment stems from a shooting that occurred at the Green Food Market in Thomasville, Georgia, on April 3, 2022. The defendants are facing a range of charges, including Violation of the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, Aggravated Assault, Simple Assault, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. With this latest announcement, the Attorney General’s Gang Prosecution Unit has indicted 63 alleged gang members across the state.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the indictment of Fulton County Sheriff's Deputy Courtney Lofton on one count of Trafficking of Persons for Sexual Servitude. Specifically, the defendant is alleged to have solicited a 17-year-old female for sex in October 2022.