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CONSUMER ALERT: Beware of Holiday Scams

ATLANTA, GA – Attorney General Chris Carr’s Consumer Protection Division is sharing important tips to help Georgians protect their personal and financial information while shopping this holiday season. “With so many Georgians buying gifts, making donations, and sending and receiving packages during the holidays, criminals are hoping to exploit this opportunity to steal your hard-earned…

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Georgia Power highlights new tech scams on National Utility Scam Awareness Day

ATLANTA – November 15, 2023 – National Utility Scam Awareness Day is today (November 15) and Georgia Power is highlighting new, sophisticated tech scams that are targeting Georgia Power customers. So far this year, the company has received thousands of reports of scam attempts – including more traditional scams via phone and email, as well as…

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Picking up the pieces after the Maui wildfires

  Wind-driven wildfires are causing devastation to the Hawaiian island of Maui. Nobody knows how long it will take to recover from the destruction, but we do know it won’t be long before scammers start trying to cash in. As the smoke begins to clear, here’s some advice to help you spot, avoid, and report…

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