ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH SHOE MANUFACTURER THAT WILL BRING GEORGIA $800,000 FOR WOMEN'S PROGRAMS

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that he has joined a $34 million national settlement with New York shoe manufacturer Nine West Group Inc., resolving allegations of price-fixing. Baker joined fifty-five attorneys general in the settlement filed today in U.S.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES INDICTMENT FOR SUBMISSION OF FRAUDULENT BIDS TO THE STATE

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that the Paulding County grand jury this week indicted Bert Love, a former employee of Hardy Fleet Sales, located at 1244 Marietta Highway in Dallas, Georgia. Love is charged with four counts of forgery and four counts of false statements.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH FLORIDA TRAVEL COMPANY, GEORGIA CONSUMERS CAN CLAIM REFUNDS

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that he has entered into a consent judgement with Florida Travel Network (FTN) and Crown Plaza Resorts, L.C. d/b/a Imperial Majesty Cruise Lines. The action is also taken against James S. Herron, Sr., who is a part-owner of FTN, and Vance L.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES INDICTMENT OF FORMER GEORGIA BUILDING AUTHORITY EMPLOYEES

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced that true bills of indictment were returned yesterday evening against former Georgia Building Authority (GBA) employees Dianne S. Carter and John E. Burkett. William Elco Carter, Dianne S. Carter’s husband, was also indicted.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST PUBLISHERS CLEARINGHOUSE

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that he has filed suit against Publishers Chearinghouse (PCH) in Fulton County Superior Court.

FORMER STATE SENATOR RALPH DAVID ABERNATHY III CONVICTED BY FULTON COUNTY JURY

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that a Fulton County jury convicted former state Senator Ralph David Abernathy III on 18 felony counts.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SEEK RE-TRIAL IN THE ABERNATHY CASE

Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that he intends to seek a re-trial of former state Senator Ralph David Abernathy III. Visiting Judge L.A.

GEORGIA MEDICAID FRAUD CONTROL UNIT WINS 1999 INTEGRITY AWARD

Today the Georgia Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, which is a joint effort by Attorney General Thurbert Baker, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the State Auditor, was awarded the 1999 Integrity Award by the Inspector General of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (H

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES INDICTMENTS IN GWINNETT COUNTY "MORTGAGE FLIPPING" CASE

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that five people were indicted by the Gwinnett County grand jury for involvement in a "mortgage flipping" scheme. Kenneth Bradford (a.k.a. Ken Taylor), Jo Ellen Bryant (a.k.a. C.J.

STATE SENATOR FOUND GUILTY ON ALL FIVE MAIL FRAUD CHARGES

Richard H. Deane, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia; Thurbert E. Baker, Attorney General, State of Georgia; Tom Bush, Acting Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation; and Milton E.