FAYETTE COUNTY COUPLE CONVICTED OF MEDICAID FRAUD

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that Robert and Delores House, a married couple residing in Fayette County, were convicted yesterday evening in Fayette County Superior Court of Medicaid fraud and conspiracy to defraud the state. Senior Judge Andrew J.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH TERMITE BAIT MANUFACTURER THAT MADE UNSUBSTANTIATED ADVERTISING CLAIMS

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert Baker, in conjunction with the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs, announced today that Georgia has joined a multistate settlement with United Industries Corporation of St.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER AND SECRETARY OF STATE CATHY COX ANNOUNCE GUILTY PLEA BY FORMER STATE INVESTIGATOR CHARGED WITH BRIBERY

Atlanta-- Attorney General Thurbert Baker and Secretary of State Cathy Cox announced that Jerry W. Hope, a former investigator with the Secretary of State's Securities and Business Regulation Division, pleaded guilty today to bribery in Tift County Superior Court.

LANIER COUNTY COMMISSIONER PLEADS GUILTY TO TWENTY-TWO COUNTS OF FALSE STATEMENT

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that Carolene Johnson, a county commissioner in Lanier County, Georgia, entered a guilty plea in Fulton County Superior Court to twenty-two counts of false statement.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER JOINS LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR MARK TAYLOR TO PUSH FOR PASSAGE OF BILL TO FIGHT DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert Baker today joined Lieutenant Governor Mark Taylor to announce the introduction of the Crimes Against Family Members Act of 1999. Taylor and Baker will work together to push the bill through the General Assembly.

ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER ANNOUNCES THE ARREST OF SUSPECTS WHO MAY HAVE STOLEN UP TO $1.5 MILLION FROM THE STATE

ATLANTA - Attorney General Thurbert Baker announced today that an investigation of suspected embezzlement at the state cafeteria in the Floyd Office Building has led to the arrests of four suspects.

PAIR SENTENCED IN MEDICAID FRAUD SCHEME

Richard H. Deane, Jr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia; Thurbert E. Baker, Attorney General for the State of Georgia; Ira T. Carle, Postal Inspector in Charge, U. S.

FEDERAL AND STATE LAW ENFORCEMENT SNARE HUNDREDS OF TELEMARKETERS IN NATIONWIDE UNDERCOVER OPERATION

Washington, DC - A two and a half year operation, in which undercover agents taped telephone solicitations by telemarketers, has resulted in criminal charges against nearly 1,000 individuals, including the arrest of 40 telemarketers today, the Justice Department, FBI and National Association o

ATTORNEY GENERAL BAKER ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH HASBRO IN ANTITRUST PROBE

Attorney General Thurbert E. Baker announced today that on Friday, November 20, 1998, a settlement agreement was reached with Hasbro and signed by the Attorney General.

STATEMENT OF ATTORNEY GENERAL THURBERT BAKER REGARDING GEORGIA'S TOBACCO LITIGATION

Good morning and thank you all for being here.