AG, GBI and PAC Recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The Office of the Attorney General, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) and the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia (PAC) are joining together to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Elder abuse is a tragic and evolving problem in our state and these groups are working closely together to go after those who seek to perpetrate crimes against our at-risk adults.

Execution Date Set for Marion Wilson Jr., Convicted of Murder

ATLANTA, GA – An execution date for Marion Wilson, Jr. has been set for June 20, 2019. Attorney General Chris Carr offers the following information in the case against Wilson for the 1996 murder of Donovan Corey Parks.

Carr Calls for Automatic Discharges of Student Loans for Disabled Veterans

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today joined a group of 51 Attorneys General in urging the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to automatically forgive the student loans of veterans who became totally and permanently disabled in connection with their military service. The bipartisan coalition issued its letter as the country prepares to honor fallen troops on Memorial Day. 

Private Company Named “Federal Safety Compliance Center, Inc.” to Pay Restitution over Allegations of Illegal OSHA Poster Sales

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that Federal Safety Compliance Center, Inc. (“FSCC”) and its owner, Samantha Cherry, have entered into a settlement to resolve allegations that it violated the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act through deceptive marketing and sales of Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) workplace posters.

Carr: Georgia Legal Food Frenzy Generates 1.7 Million Meals for Children in Need

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that law firms and legal organizations across Georgia raised a record breaking 419,321 dollars and 17,617 pounds of food during the 8th Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy. This is the equivalent of 1.7 million meals for Georgia’s food banks and a 9.5 percent increase from last year.

Carr Warns Consumers about Timeshare Resale Scam

Attorney General Chris Carr is advising consumers that his office’s Consumer Protection Division (CPD) has received numerous complaints alleging that a company calling itself “Accelerated Sales & Marketing” is posing as a Georgia-based timeshare reseller in order to trick consumers into paying steep up-front fees for timeshare resales that never happen.

Carr, 42-State Coalition Urge FCC to Take Action Against Robocalls, Caller ID Spoofing

Attorney General Chris Carr recently joined a coalition of 42 attorneys general in urging the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt rules that aim to stop the proliferation of illegal robocalls and spoofing.

Carr Releases Statement on Third-Party Review of Alleged Child Abuse in Catholic Church

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today released the following statement concerning the Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia’s third-party review of records of suspected child abuse in the Catholic Church in Georgia.

Scotty Garnell Morrow Executed This Evening for Murder

ATLANTA, GA - The lawfully ordered execution of Scotty Garnell Morrow for the murder of Barbara Ann Young and Tonya Rochelle Woods was carried out this evening at 9:38 p.m. at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Center in Jackson, Georgia.

Carr and Gold Medalist Nathan Adrian Join Responsibility.org for Alcohol Responsibility Month

ATLANTA, GA - Attorney General Chris Carr has partnered with Responsibility.org as part of Alcohol Responsibility Month to release a public service announcement.