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Protecting Louisiana Consumers

  • 10/7/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Joins Law Enforcement Partners to Tackle Flooding Fraud

General Landry: From receiving and investigating consumer complaints to educating victims of potential scams, the Louisiana Department of Justice remains dedicated to serving the people of our State and protecting their precious tax dollars.

  • 9/1/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Urges Flood Victims to Be Skeptical of “Mold-Free” Certificate

General Landry: It is important for consumers to understand that there is no such thing as a government-required "mold-free" certificate.

  • 8/16/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Louisianans Use Technology to Prevent Fraud in Flooding Aftermath

General Landry: In order to protect themselves and others, homeowners are encouraged to use technology in a couple of simple, yet effective ways.

  • 8/11/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Urges Caution When Hiring Locksmiths

General Landry: While many Louisiana consumers may believe they are getting a local locksmith company, they too often are actually getting service from a non-licensed worker dispatched by an out-of-state company.

  • 7/26/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Consumers of Recent Recalls

General Landry: As Attorney General, I am committed to making our State a safer place for families. Taking a brief moment to learn about these recalled products can help ensure the well-being of all Louisiana children.

  • 7/14/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Businesses to Fight Fraud

General Landry: I encourage consumers and business owners to utilize our office’s resources designed to help detect, fight, and stop fraud.

  • 6/29/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Offers Tips to Safely Celebrate the Fourth of July

General Landry: Obeying all local firework laws and following all firework instructions will help make our communities safer.

  • 6/28/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Arrests Three for Fraud

General Landry: My office is dedicated to investigating, arresting, and prosecuting those who commit fraud. While recent cuts to our budget may negatively impact our office’s efforts – we stay committed to eliminating fraud, waste, and abuse in Louisiana.

  • 6/16/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Makes Workers’ Comp Arrest

General Landry: Insurance fraud harms job creators, their employees, and their customers. Workers’ compensation fraud, specifically, leads to increased insurance rates and more costly goods and services.

  • 6/15/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Offers Summer Tips for Online Safety and Security

General Landry: I encourage parents and guardians to learn online safety tips and share them with their children.

  • 5/20/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns of Potential Fraud During Hurricanes

General Landry: It is important that Louisiana citizens are aware of how to avoid scams, especially in a disaster situation.

  • 5/20/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Educates Consumers On Child Products Recently Recalled

General Landry: I encourage Louisiana parents and guardians to heed notice of these product recalls and take action to ensure the safety of our State’s youth.

  • 5/13/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Urges Consumers to Be Wary of Phishing Attacks

General Landry: Phishing attacks can occur through multiple sources including text messages, email, and social media. Scammers send bogus messages in hopes of convincing recipients to send money or to open attachments and hyperlinks to fake websites.

  • 5/12/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Reaches Settlement With Michigan Company That Deceived Thousands of Louisiana Businesses

General Landry: Deceiving hard-working entrepreneurs and business owners is not acceptable; and my office is committed to bringing scammers engaging in fraud, corruption, and unfair trade practices to justice.

  • 5/10/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Educates Louisiana Seniors on Scams

General Landry: From telemarketing fraud to sweepstakes fraud, fake check scams to living trust scams – the best way to protect seniors and their loved ones is to become familiar with the kinds of tactics and schemes that con artists ordinarily use.

  • 4/5/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns of Potential Price Gouging

General Landry: Louisiana law is clear; price gouging is illegal, and I will investigate and prosecute price gougers to the fullest extent of the law.

  • 3/30/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Settles Claims Against Cancer Charities That Bilked Donors Over $75 Million

General Landry: I am proud to have stood together with leaders from across the country to shut down these sham charities and their abhorrent lies. My office and I will continue to do all that we can to end charity fraud.

  • 3/23/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Cautions Consumers to Watch Out for Flood-Damaged Cars

General Landry: Flood-damaged vehicles can end up on the used car market and sold to unsuspecting customers. I do not want our State’s consumers to get taken for a ride.

  • 3/16/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns of Potential Flood Scams

General Landry: Our neighbors have been devastated by the recent flooding across Louisiana. I do not want them to be further damaged by con artists preying on people who are down on their luck.

  • 3/4/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Participation in Consumer Protection Week

General Landry: I hope our events during NCPW empower Louisiana consumers