Attorney General Chris Carr is warning Georgians of an impostor scam targeting faith-based communities in which fraudsters pose as religious leaders to try to trick congregants into sending them money.
The trial of the former FTX CEO concluded its second week, featuring explosive testimony from Caroline Ellison, a former girlfriend of Bankman-Fried.
A Georgia man has been sentenced to one year and nine months in federal prison for obtaining nearly a half million dollars through fraudulent pandemic relief loan applications.
Jason Gerald Shenk of Dublin allegedly defrauded donors primarily from Ohio and North Carolina.
A major in the Army Reserves and financial counselor with the Army allegedly used his access to beneficiaries of deceased servicemembers to defraud them and enrich himself, prosecutors allege.
At least $1.1 billion was actually paid out in these schemes targeting elderly patients, high-risk and low-income pregnant women and HIV patients.
A judge has granted bond for three activists involved in supporting the protest against a planned police and fire training center in Atlanta that opponents have derisively dubbed "Cop City."
Some seniors got dozens of COVID tests they never ordered. Bad actors may have used seniors' Medicare information to improperly bill the federal government — and could do it again, investigators say.
Most white-collar defendants lay low, but the ex-CEO of the collapsed cryptocurrency exchange FTX has been talking, tweeting, and sending email newsletters. Those comments could come back to hurt him.
Indian businessman Gautam Adani was a few billion dollars shy of Elon Musk. But he tumbled down the billionaires' list after a U.S. firm accused the Adani Group of pulling off an epic con.
Nearly 300 state employees erroneously received unemployment benefits totaling $6.7 million and averaging $23,700 per employee during the last two pandemic years, the Georgia Office of Inspector General (OIG) reported Wednesday.
The co-founder and former CEO of FTX pleaded not guilty to eight criminal counts related to the spectacular collapse of his crypto exchange.
With elections in the rearview mirror, state elections officials are lauding record breaking turnout and what they are calling a system that could be “a model for the nation for election reform.” However, as it stands now, the system is not without its critics, namely Democrats who say the shortened window for Georgians to cast ballots in the runoff could have disenfranchised some voters. Chief operating officer for the Secretary of State Gabe Sterling helped oversee this process. He spoke with GPB’s Peter Biello.
Kenneth Meers and co-conspirators exploited a veteran education program “purely for their personal enrichment,” the DOJ said.
Checks are going missing from the mail in Georgia. The Dunwoody Police Department reports that checks totaling about half a million dollars have disappeared from the post office since last summer. Experts say those checks have found their way onto underground markets.