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Protecting Louisiana Consumers

  • 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

  • 2/26/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns of Potential Storm Scams

General Landry: Please take the time to ensure your contractor is licensed and insured and the work is guaranteed in writing

  • 2/12/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Announces Settlement with MoneyGram

General Landry: Seniors and all Louisiana residents should never share their Social Security Number, bank account information, or credit card number over the phone unless they initiated the call

  • 2/9/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Applauds Supreme Court for Halting EPA Overreach

General Landry: I applaud the majority in their decision to halt one of the largest utility rate increases on low and middle class consumers in American history

  • 2/3/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Issues Mardi Gras Safety Tips

General Landry: Keeping a few simple tips in mind and using good judgment can help families have a safe and fun Mardi Gras

  • 1/28/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Participation in National Data Privacy Day

General Landry: By being proactive, we can help make our communities safer

  • 1/19/2016

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns Consumers of IRS Phone Scam

General Landry: These scammers are shameless criminals who will stop at nothing to get your cash or personal information