Press Releases, Consumer Alerts and Notices

09/02/2016
The proposed repeal reflects the merger of the former Governor’s Office of Consumer Protection, which was also known as the Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs, with the Department of Law.
09/01/2016
Company allegedly did not provide promised services to homeless people...
08/04/2016
State alleges that company baited consumers with deceptively low ad prices...
08/04/2016
Consumers who purchased Lemon Law buyback vehicles may be eligible to sell the cars for clean trade-in value...
06/28/2016
VW Required to Repurchase or Fix Falsely-Marketed Diesel Vehicles, Provide Restitution and Address Environmental Harms; Attorneys General Obtain More Than $570 Million in Civil Penalties
05/13/2016
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens today announced that Family Dermatology, P.C. entered into a settlement with the State of Georgia in response to allegations that it violated the Georgia Fair Business Practices Act by attempting to collect debts from consumers without sufficiently confirming that the debts were valid and/or that the billing statements were accurate.
03/31/2016
Cancer Fund of America Inc., Cancer Support Services Inc. and their leader, James Reynolds Sr. allegedly spent the majority of donations on their operators, families and friends, and fundraisers, instead of to help cancer patients...
02/11/2016
MoneyGram to pay $13M to States and improve its anti-fraud program
09/23/2015
Threatening phone calls claiming to come from the IRS are scams...
05/20/2015
Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion Agree to Significant Changes...
03/05/2015
Debt collector alleged to have threatened and harassed consumers will forgive over $13M in purported consumer debt...
02/12/2015
John Sours, Administrator of the Governor's Office of Consumer Protection, announced that Utah-based home security company Vivint, Inc. (formerly known as “APX Alarm Systems”) has entered into a settlement to address deceptive marketing, advertising and sales practices.
12/22/2014
Settlement resolves allegations that T-Mobile placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on consumers' mobile telephone bills...
12/05/2014
Sirius XM to pay restitution for misleading advertising and billing practices...
11/18/2014
Tips to help you avoid scams and rip-offs this holiday season...
10/08/2014
Customers whose mobile phone bills had unauthorized charges for third-party services may be eligible for refunds...
08/13/2014
Marietta, GA-based jewelry company is alleged to have falsely represented used watches as new...
08/07/2014
Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Pfizer, allegedly marketed drug for purposes unapproved by U.S. Food And Drug Administration...
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