|NEW ORLEANS, LA – Attorney General Jeff Landry wants victims of this week’s devastating tornadoes to know that contractor fraud is real, and he is offering tips to help those impacted by Tuesday’s storms avoid becoming victimized again.
“As many of the hard-working men and women of our State find themselves rebuilding from this natural disaster, our Louisiana Department of Justice wants to ensure they are not taken advantage of in any way,” said General Landry. “Our office is in the affected areas distributing important information to help avoid contractor fraud.”
Members of General Landry’s staff spent Friday morning going door-to-door New Orleans East with brochures of helpful consumer tips for tornado victims. “We are committed to doing all we can to help those who lost so much,” continued General Landry. “And we will bring to justice fraudsters who prey on our neighbors in need.”
Attorney General Jeff Landry is urging residents to follow these tips in guarding themselves against contractor scams:
For digital copies of General Landry’s Consumer Tips for Natural Disaster Victims and Contractor Fraud brochures, please go to http://www.agjefflandry.com/Files/Consumer%20Tips%20for%20Natural%20Distaster%20Victims.pdf and http://www.agjefflandry.com/Home/GetRelatedFile?articleId=603. And to report a scam or sign up for consumer alerts, call Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Consumer Protection Hotline at 800-351-4889.
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