Carr: Former GVRA Employee Indicted in Fulton County for Identity Fraud, False Statements

ATLANTA, GA — Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the indictment of Robin Folsom, a former employee of the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA), on one count of Identity Fraud and three counts of False Statements.

Carr Leads Efforts to Fight Organized Retail Crime

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is working with public and private partners on the local, state and federal levels to combat the surge in organized retail crime targeting retailers and online marketplaces in Georgia and across the country.

Carr Announces Settlement with Rent-A-Center

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that his office has entered into a settlement with Rent-A-Center. The settlement resolves allegations that the company engaged in deceptive sales and marketing tactics and violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act in the course of its rent-to-own sales of furniture, electronics and appliances. 

Carr Commends Introduction of Gang Prosecution Legislation

HB 1134 would authorize AG to investigate, prosecute gang crimes statewide

Carr Encourages Businesses, Consumers to Prepare for Shutdown of 3G Technology

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is encouraging Georgia businesses and consumers to prepare for the complete shutdown of 3G technology as mobile networks transition to more advanced network services, including 5G coverage.

Carr: Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit Indicts 10 for Trafficking, Solicitation

Case stems from Operation Not Forgotten 2020

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. 24-28, 2022, by reviewing and adjusting their privacy settings in order to protect their personal information.

Georgia Demands OSHA Permanently Withdraw Unlawful Vaccine Mandate

ATLANTA, GA – The State of Georgia is demanding the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) permanently withdraw its rule that purports to mandate full vaccination for businesses with 100 or more employees. Sent in a formal comment letter signed by Attorney General Chris Carr, the request follows a 6-3 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to block the Biden administration from enforcing its temporary employer vaccine mandate.

Carr Joins Multi-State Coalition Urging State Department to Fight Fentanyl Spike

"We will leave no stone unturned in our fight against the opioid epidemic"

Carr Urges FDA to Preserve State Regulation of Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr has joined a bipartisan coalition in urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to preserve state authority to enforce consumer protection laws in connection to the sale of over-the-counter hearing aids.