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Protecting Louisiana Consumers

  • 11/8/2017

Do Not Get Spoofed By Scammers

General Landry: Caller ID spoofing, which is the practice of changing the caller ID to any number other than the one actually calling, is on the uptick in Louisiana.

  • 11/2/2017

Veterans Consumer Alert: Stay Empowered to Fight Scams and Fraud

General Landry: As a veteran, I joined many of our nation's finest to protect our rights and freedoms. And as Attorney General, I will continue doing all that I legally can to protect the military community from criminals targeting them with scams.

  • 10/27/2017

Halloween Safety Tips Offered by Attorney General Jeff Landry

General Landry: It is imperative that parents and guardians be extra vigilant and take the appropriate precautions to make certain your child remains out of harm’s way.

  • 10/10/2017

Several Child Products Recalled, Attorney General Jeff Landry Offers Remedies

General Landry: For the safety of our State’s youth, I encourage everyone to heed notice of these recalls and their remedies.

  • 10/5/2017

Cybersecurity Tips Offered for Consumers and Businesses

General Landry: With the Internet touching virtually all aspects of people’s lives, we want to especially provide tools and resources to stay safe online.

  • 9/29/2017

Equifax Breach Exposes Personal Data of Half the Country, Attorney General Jeff Landry Offers Tips to Protect Consumer Identity

General Landry: Taking precautions and knowing the appropriate steps to make in the event of a data breach could prevent you from falling victim to fraudsters.

  • 8/30/2017

Tips On Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes

General Landry: Tips of disaster fraud should be reported to the National Center for Disaster Fraud at 866-720-5721. The line is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • 8/25/2017

State of Emergency Declaration Puts Price Gouging Laws in Effect

General Landry: I strongly encourage consumers who suspect price gouging to contact their local law enforcement agencies.

  • 8/9/2017

Louisiana Attorney General and Insurance Commissioner Offer Tips for Consumers Impacted by Recent Flooding in New Orleans

General Landry: In the aftermath of a natural disaster, it is important for consumers to be aware of the warning signs of a flood-damaged vehicle.

  • 7/20/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Educates Consumers on Recent Child Product Recalls

General Landry: In order to help ensure the well-being of all Louisiana children, I urge parents and guardians to take a brief moment to learn about these recalled products.

  • 7/19/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Consumers to Beware of Misleading Tobacco Settlement Ads

General Landry: Despite a promotion’s assertion, settlement funds obtained through the MSA are not available to individuals.

  • 6/30/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Releases Safety Tips for Independence Day

General Landry: It is important that people know, understand, and follow all firework laws and directions in order to keep themselves and those around them safe.

  • 6/26/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Alerts Louisiana Residents to Watch Out for Door-to-Door Scam Artists

General Landry: Understanding how to spot and stop door-to-door scam artists can protect consumers from becoming fraud victims.

  • 6/1/2017

Louisiana Receives Over $500k in Johnson & Johnson Settlement

General Landry: My Public Protection Division works tirelessly to ensure companies that deceive Louisiana consumers are held accountable for their actions. This resolution does just that and should serve as a reminder for those doing business in our State to follow manufacturing safety standards.

  • 5/31/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Alerts Consumers to Beware of Hurricane Season Scams

General Landry: Fraud awareness should be included in every consumer’s emergency preparedness plans.

  • 3/30/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns of Pirate Website Hacking

General Landry: People should avoid pirate websites for multiple reasons, but protection from malware is a critical one.

  • 3/29/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Arrests Former Manager of Evangeline Apartments for Theft of Public Funds

General Landry: I will bring to justice those who abuse and defraud our hard-working taxpayers.

  • 3/21/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Issues Warning of Government Scams

General Landry: It is important to remember that legitimate officials from government agencies like the IRS will never call asking for personal information.

  • 3/3/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Announces Consumer Protection Week

General Landry: We challenge citizens to use this annual awareness week as a time to work together and share information to help others protect their privacy, manage their finances, and avoid scams.

  • 2/25/2017

Attorney General Jeff Landry Offers Tips for Mardi Gras

General Landry: It is important to remember to be safe and use good judgment while catching beads, eating king cake, and spending time with friends.