Attorney General Sam Olens announced that an 18 month prosecution of an extensive tobacco trafficking ring spanning several counties concluded yesterday.
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On April 17, 2013, the Gwinnett County Grand Jury indicted co-defendants Derrell Jackson and Shayla Darrington Jackson for violation of the Georgia Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (O.C.G.A. § 16-14-4(c)), Medicaid Fraud (O.C.G.A.
Shiera Celeste Briseno, a former contract nurse at East Central Regional Hospital in Augusta, pleaded guilty yesterday in Rockdale County Superior Court to 20 counts of Forgery in the First Degree (O.C.G.A.
On Monday, April 8, 2013, a Cherokee County Grand Jury indicted Tina Lewis, a former Department of Community Health (DCH) temporary employee, on two counts of Racketeering (O.C.G.A.
Yesterday, Jerry Byrd, a former Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) lieutenant, pleaded guilty in Chatham County Superior Court to one count of Theft by Taking (O.C.G.A. § 16-8-2) for fraudulent fuel card purchases.
Former Department of Driver Services (DDS) license examiner Frederick Lawson pleaded guilty yesterday in DeKalb Superior Court to six counts of Bribery (O.C.G.A. § 16-10-2) and six counts of False Statement (O.C.G.A.
Today, the Georgia Senate approved H.B. 178, legislation to reign in the operation of illicit pill mills in Georgia.
Today, Attorney General Sam Olens announced a statewide campaign, “Georgia’s Not Buying It,” to combat child sex trafficking. He was joined by Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vernon Keenan, U.S.
On Thursday, March 7, a Cobb County Grand Jury indicted Arthur Alexander, Derek Holman, Nathaniel Johnson, Tina Johnson, Daniel Lawson, Shelton Ray, Latasha Rose, and Shontana Tellis, charging each with one count of Racketeering (O.C.G.A.
Today, Attorney General Sam Olens was joined at the State Capitol by Georgia State Bar President Robin Frazer Clark and Georgia Food Bank Association Executive Director Danah Craft to launch the 2013 Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, a statewide food drive co