Carr: Eight Indicted in Gwinnett County Following Major Human Trafficking, Gang Investigation

Defendants also charged with Racketeering, Kidnapping and Aggravated Assault

CONSUMER ALERT: Don’t Fall for a Romance Scam this Valentine’s Day

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.”

AG Carr, Gov. Kemp Host Georgia Anti-Gang Network Meeting in Atlanta

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.

Carr: Clayton County Man Convicted of Purchasing Underage Victim for Sex

Two buyers, one seller have now been sentenced to prison for trafficking the 15-year-old female in 2018

AG Carr, Department of Revenue and Better Business Bureau Recognize Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

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.

Carr Pushes for Federal Legislation to Combat Contraband Cell Phones in Prisons

"We must do all we can to ensure that violent offenders have no method for causing additional harm from inside a prison cell"

Carr Recognizes Data Privacy Week, Offers Online Security Tips

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.

CONSUMER ALERT: AG Carr, Commissioner King Warn Georgians of Potential Fraud Following Recent Tornadoes

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.

Carr’s Gang Prosecution Unit Obtains New Indictment in Athens for Felony Murder

“All Georgians deserve to be safe, and we will continue fighting to root out gang activity wherever it occurs.”

Carr Recognizes Human Trafficking Prevention Month

AG provides update on statewide Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit