Agencies join forces to end fraud charity calls…

Release: Attorney General Carr and Secretary of State Raffensperger Join FTC, 37 Other States, and D.C. To Shut Down Massive Charity Fraud Telefunding Operation Attorney General Chris Carr, along with the Federal Trade Commission and…

GDOL warns that working while collecting UI is…

Release: Georgians Returning to Work and Failing to Report Wages Are Committing Fraud Atlanta, GA – According to a Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) report, in the past five months, almost 10,000 Georgians have returned to…

National Ponzi Scheme catches over 900 Georgians

Release: SECRETARY RAFFENSPERGER JOINS SEVERAL STATES, SEC, TO BUST $1.8 BILLION PONZI SCHEME (ATLANTA)-Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, through the Securities Division, has worked with several other states and the U.S. Securities and Exchange…

Georgia man tries to sell 50 Million fake…

Release: U.S. Secret Service lauded for stopping $317 million scheme SAVANNAH, GA:  A Georgia man has been sentenced after admitting he attempted to sell 50 million non-existent facemasks to a foreign government. Paul Penn, 64,…

Tax preparer sentenced after fraudulent returns

Release: Tax preparer sentenced after admitting to preparing fraudulent federal income tax returns Claims defrauded government of more than $75,000 STATESBORO, GA:  A tax preparer has been sentenced to probation after she admitted preparing fraudulent…