Richard Lewis - Division Director
Tele: (404) 656-3605
Fax: (404) 656-9648
Hurricane Fuel Safety
With Hurricane Irma threatening the Southeast, the Georgia Department of Agriculture would like to remind consumers in the affected areas to activate their hurricane preparedness plans. More...
Georgia Department of Law - Consumer Protection Unit
The Governor can declare a state of emergency in response to, or in anticipation of, a natural disaster or a national security emergency. All counties in the state are covered, unless the executive order declaring the emergency is limited geographically to certain counties. The Georgia Department of Law's Consumer Protection Unit has the authority to investigate allegations of price gouging. Violators can be fined from $2,000 to $15,000 per violation. Price Gouging - http://www.consumer.ga.gov/consumer-topics/price-gouging
Filing a Complaint - http://www.consumer.ga.gov/consumer-services/filing-a-complaint
Our office is located at:
2 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Suite 356
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-9077
Tel: 404-651-8600 or 1-800-869-1123 (toll-free in Georgia, outside of the metro Atlanta calling area)
Office hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday.
Telephone counselors are available between 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Thursday, and 8:30am-4:00pm on Friday.
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