On Thursday, January 9, 2014, a Cobb County Grand Jury charged five individuals with Racketeering (O.C.G.A. § 16-14-4(c)) for their role in a home improvement scam targeting senior citizens.
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January 11, 2014, is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Human trafficking is a brutal, complex and widespread crime in which vulnerable individuals are sold into commercial sex and/or forced to engage in activity against their will.
On Wednesday, January 8, 2014, Jeannette Mary Hokanson, of Atlanta, pled guilty in Fulton County Superior Court to one count of Identity Fraud (O.C.G.A. § 16-9-120), one count of Forgery in the First Degree (O.C.G.A.
On Friday, January 3, 2014, seven defendants who participated in a fraud ring involving illegal income tax refunds pleaded guilty in DeKalb County Superior Court.
Ocwen Financial Corporation and its subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing, have agreed to a $2.1 billion dollar joint state-federal settlement with Attorney General Sam Olens, 48 additional states and the District of Columbia and the federal government.
Today, a jury returned a not-guilty verdict in The State v. Donald Balfour. Attorney General Samuel S. Olens offered the following comment:
On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, the Fulton County Grand Jury charged Domonique Scott with one count of Forgery in the First Degree (O.C.G.A. § 16-9-1) and three counts of False Statements (O.C.G.A.
On Friday, November 22, 2013, Kenneth Morris Wiggins, Jr. pleaded guilty to one felony count of Medicaid Fraud (O.G.G.A. § 49-4-146.1(b)) in Cobb County Superior Court.
On Wednesday, November 20, 2013, Jean Samuel Gai pled guilty in Fulton County Superior Court to ten Counts of Forgery in the First Degree (O.C.G.A. § 16-9-1) for forging and depositing stolen income tax refund checks.
On Tuesday, November 19, 2013, a Fulton County Grand Jury indicted Jeannette Mary Hokanson on 19 felony counts, including Identity Fraud (O.C.G.A. § 16-9-120), Forgery in the First Degree (O.C.G.A.