2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 10 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CHAPTER 5B - DECEPTIVE, FRAUDULENT, OR ABUSIVE TELEMARKETING
§ 10-5B-6 - Criminal and civil penalties; right to punish under other laws not limited
. Criminal and civil penalties; right to punish under other laws not limited.
(a) Any person who shall willfully violate any provision of this chapter shall be guilty of a felony and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as described under subparagraph (a)(5)(A) of Code Section 16-8-12
(b) Any person who suffers injury or damages as a result of a violation of this chapter may bring an action and may recover under Code Section 10-1-399
, relating to private rights of action.
(c) Any person who intentionally targets an elder or disabled person, as defined in Article 31 of Chapter 1 of this title, in a violation of this chapter shall be subject to double the applicable civil and criminal penalties for such violation or offense.
(d) Nothing in this chapter shall limit any statutory or common-law right of the state to punish any person for violation of any law.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer