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Defendants also charged with Racketeering, Kidnapping and Aggravated Assault
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is sharing important tips to help Georgians avoid romance scams this Valentine’s Day.
“Unfortunately, con artists will prey on people’s most vulnerable emotions by taking advantage of those who turn to online platforms in an attempt to foster new connections,” said Carr. “On Valentine’s Day and all year-round, you should be cautious with what you share online and never send money or sensitive data to someone you have not met in person. Knowledge is key, and our Consumer Protection Division is offering important tips to help all Georgians protect against romance scams and keep their hard-earned dollars safe.”
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr, joined by Governor Brian Kemp, today hosted the latest meeting of the Georgia Anti-Gang Network in Atlanta. With local, state and federal partners in attendance, the meeting centered on new and ongoing anti-recruitment efforts, including SB 44, which increases the penalties for those convicted of recruiting a person under the age of 17 into a criminal street gang.
Two buyers, one seller have now been sentenced to prison for trafficking the 15-year-old female in 2018
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr, Interim State Revenue Commissioner Frank O’Connell, and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) are recognizing Jan. 30, through Feb. 3, 2023, as Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week by offering important tips on how to protect against identity theft and tax-related scams.
"We must do all we can to ensure that violent offenders have no method for causing additional harm from inside a prison cell"
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging all Georgians to join in recognizing Data Privacy Week from Jan. 22-28, 2023, by reviewing and adjusting their online privacy settings to protect their personal information.
ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr and Insurance Commissioner John King are urging Georgians to be on the lookout for potential home repair fraud, insurance scams, price gouging, and other schemes following the recent tornadoes and severe storms that moved throughout the state.
“All Georgians deserve to be safe, and we will continue fighting to root out gang activity wherever it occurs.”
AG provides update on statewide Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit