Carr Joins 49 Colleagues in Multistate, Bipartisan Antitrust Investigation into Google

ATLANTA, GA –Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that Georgia has joined 49 other attorneys general in a multistate, bipartisan investigation of Google’s business practices in accordance with state and federal antitrust laws. The bipartisan coalition announced plans to investigate Google’s overarching control of online advertising markets and search traffic that may have led to anticompetitive behavior that harms consumers.

 

AJC: Carr Op-Ed: Georgia's Working to End Substance Addiction, Overcome Stigma

September is National Recovery Month, and today, an estimated 180,000 Georgians are living with an opioid-use disorder. To put this staggering number into perspective, that means we have a population the size of Macon coping with the malicious effects caused by the opioid crisis.

Carr Warns of Potential Scams and Price Gouging Related to Hurricane Dorian

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning consumers to be on the lookout for scams and possible price gouging as Hurricane Dorian approaches Georgia’s coastline.

 

Carr Issues Statement on Isakson’s Service in the U.S. Senate

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today issued the following statement regarding U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson’s service in the U.S. Senate.

Carr: Opioid Litigation Accepted into Business Case Division in Gwinnett Superior Court

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that The Metro Atlanta Business Case Division Judges Committee has granted a motion to transfer the State’s opioid litigation to the Business Case Division in Gwinnett County Superior Court.

Carr Urges the FCC to Strengthen Efforts to Stop Robocalls

ATLANTA, GA - Attorney General Chris Carr today urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to encourage telecom companies to implement call blocking and call authentication solutions that would protect consumers from illegal robocalls and spoofing.

Carr’s Remarks at Georgia Chiefs of Police Community Trust Initiative in LaGrange

ATLANTA, GA - On Saturday, August 17, 2019, Attorney General Chris Carr joined the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police, the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College and members from the LaGrange delegation to participate in the "Georgia Police - Community Trust Initiative," a reconciliation program involving nine police departments and the communities they serve. The goal was to formally address harm to racial minorities and transform relationships between the police departments and the communities they serve.

Carr Leads 10-State Coalition, Obtains Victory in Blocking the WOTUS Rule

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia granted summary judgment in favor of Georgia and 9 other states in their lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule and kept an injunction against the Rule in place while federal agencies finalize its replacement.

Carr Joins 51 Attorneys General and 12 Companies in Fight Against Illegal Robocalls

ATLANTA, GA - Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that as a result of a bipartisan, public/private coalition of 51 attorneys general and 12 phone companies’ collective efforts, the phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles to fight illegal robocalls. This agreement will help protect phone users from illegal robocalls and make it easier for attorneys general to investigate and prosecute bad actors.

CONSUMER ALERT: Scam Artists Targeting Older, At-Risk Georgians with Genetic Testing Scheme

ATLANTA – Attorney General Chris Carr wants to raise awareness about a scam that is now being reported in many parts of Georgia. The scheme involves offers of “free” genetic testing and exploits people’s healthcare concerns.