FORMER ATLANTA BUSINESSWOMAN CONVICTED OF MEDICAID FRAUD IN GLYNN COUNTY

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that on Friday, February 6, 1998, a Glynn County jury convicted JoAnn Fletcher Cash on two felony charges related to fraudulent billing of the Georgia Medicaid Program.

ATTORNEY GENERAL BAKER'S BILL INTRODUCED STRENGTHENING ENFORCEMENT OF OPEN MEETINGS, OPEN RECORDS LAWS

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that House Bill 1549, the third and final part of his legislative package for 1998 has been introduced in the Georgia House of Representatives.

ATTORNEY GENERAL PROSECUTES SALES TAX VIOLATOR

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced on Tuesday that Roger Dean entered a plea of guilty to one felony count of making a false statement and 19 felony counts of theft by conversion in the Superior Court of Clayton County.

ATTORNEY GENERAL REVISES LIST OF STATES ENTITLED TO GEORGIA'S FIREARM LICENSE RECIPROCITY

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today two revisions to Georgia's program of reciprocal recognition to firearms license holders from other states. Legislation passed in 1996 allowed Georgia to grant this privilege to citizens of states which recognized Georgia firearms permits.

BAKER'S LEGISLATION INTRODUCED IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY Attorney General's Domestic Violence, Consumer Fraud Bills Introduced in Senate Today

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that two pieces of legislation he is seeking passage of have been introduced in the Senate. The legislation is aimed at protecting citizens of this State from domestic violence and consumer fraud.

BAKER ANNOUNCES COMPETITIVE PROCESS TO SELECT TOBACCO ATTORNEYS

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today the appointment of a multi-agency committee to review proposals submitted by private law firms interested in assisting the state with its pending tobacco litigation.

ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY ANNOUNCE CONVICTION FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE VIOLATIONS IN COWETA COUNTY

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker and Peter Skandalakis, District Attorney for the Coweta Judicial Circuit, jointly announced that Darryl Parker today entered a plea of guilty to an indictment charging him with three felony counts of violating state hazardous waste laws. Mr.

ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DISTRICT ATTORNEY ANNOUNCE INDICTMENT FOR HAZARDOUS WASTE VIOLATIONS IN COWETA COUNTY

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker and Peter Skandalakis, District Attorney for the Coweta Judicial Circuit, jointly announced that today the Grand Jury in Coweta County indicted Darryl Parker on three felony counts of violating state hazardous waste laws. The indictment accuses Mr.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER UNVEILS LEGISLATION TO PROTECT CONSUMERS

At a press conference at the State Capitol today, Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker unveiled his new legislative initiative aimed at putting an end to consumer rip-offs and fraud.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER PROMOTES LEGISLATION TO CURB DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

At the State Capitol today, Georgia Attorney General Thurbert Baker promoted legislation designed to curb domestic violence, an evil that tears at the very heart of Georgia’s families.