Carr Hires Fulton County Prosecutor to Lead New Statewide Gang Unit

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that Fulton County Deputy District Attorney Cara Convery has been hired to lead Georgia’s first statewide Gang Prosecution Unit, effective June 16, 2022.  

Carr: Georgia Legal Community Provides Over 3.5 Million Meals to State’s Regional Food Banks

11th Annual Legal Food Frenzy generates more than $880,000

Carr: Older Adults Consumer Protection Guide Now Available in Korean

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the release of a Korean-language version of the Department of Law’s Consumer Protection Guide for Older Adults. 

Carr: Georgia Joins $19.2 Million Multistate Settlement with Ford Motor Company

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that the State of Georgia has joined a $19.2 million multistate settlement with Ford Motor Company. The settlement resolves allegations that Ford falsely advertised the real-world fuel economy of model year 2013-2014 C-Max hybrids and the payload capacity of model year 2011-2014 Super Duty pickup trucks. As part of the settlement agreement, Georgia will receive $370,706.64.

Carr: Former Jackson County DFCS Employee Indicted for Elder Exploitation

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr today announced the indictment of Marquetta Curry, a former employee with the Jackson County Division of Family and Children Services, on one count each of exploitation of an elderly person, forgery and identity fraud.

CONSUMER ALERT: Carr Warns of Price Gouging, Other Scams During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning Georgia consumers to beware of price gouging and other scams in response to the nationwide baby formula shortage.

Carr Calls on DOJ to Enforce Federal Law Prohibiting Efforts to Intimidate Supreme Court Justices

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr has joined 24 of his colleagues in calling on U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to enforce federal law prohibiting any attempt to intimidate U.S. Supreme Court Justices by protesting outside their private homes.

Carr Supports Federal Regulation to Restore Credit of Human Trafficking Survivors

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr has joined a bipartisan coalition of 41 attorneys general in writing to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in support of the Debt Bondage Repair Act, which restores the credit of human trafficking survivors. The CFPB is currently considering regulations for implementing the Act.

Carr Opposes Biden Administration’s Creation of Disinformation Governance Board

Coalition of 20 AGs argues that DHS board will hurt Americans’ constitutional right to speak freely, debate, and disagree with the government

AG Carr and Commissioner King Urge Georgians to Guard Against Home Repair Fraud Following Severe Weather

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr and Insurance Commissioner John King are urging Georgia residents to guard against home repair fraud and other scams following the occurrence of a tornado or any other severe storm.