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Protecting Louisiana Seniors

  • 5/25/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Urges Congress to Support Fraud and Scam Reduction Act

AG Jeff Landry: I hope our elected officials in Washington cast aside their partisan politics to support this important legislation and help protect our seniors.

  • 9/2/2020

Crowley Woman Convicted on Election Fraud Charge

AG Jeff Landry: Maintaining voter integrity is the cornerstone of free and fair elections. My office will continue to protect this process and our most vulnerable citizens. Today’s conviction further supports my belief that every valid, legal vote cast should be counted.

  • 8/10/2020

Bipartisan Group of State Attorneys General Urge Congress to Protect Senior Victims of Fraud

AG Jeff Landry: Scam artists know that seniors are especially at risk from COVID-19, and these criminals are despicably targeting our elderly who are isolated at home or separated from their families and support networks. Our elected officials in Washington should recognize this public safety crisis and cast aside partisan politics to deliver for our seniors, especially during these perilous times.

  • 5/27/2020

Medicaid Recipients in Nursing Homes Are Entitled to Keep Stimulus Checks

AG Jeff Landry: It is imperative these stimulus checks go to those who rightfully belong to them. Any illegal seizure of these funds should be immediately reported to my Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

  • 10/30/2018

Over $1M Returning to State in Medicaid Welfare Fraud Convictions

General Landry: My MFCU investigators and prosecutors work tirelessly to protect services for those in need and the taxpayers who pay for this welfare; today is a great example of their fine efforts on behalf of our State.

  • 10/18/2018

Identity Theft, Home Repair Scams, Phony Emergency Response Officials, Fake Charities, and Other Elder Fraud Addressed at Town Hall Today

General Landry: It is absolutely despicable to take advantage of our elderly family, friends, and neighbors.

  • 6/29/2018

National Health Care Fraud Takedown a Success in Louisiana

General Landry: This week’s takedown further intensifies our commitment to find, arrest, and prosecute Medicaid welfare fraudsters and those proliferating Louisiana’s opioid epidemic.

  • 5/30/2018

Baton Rouge Woman Arrested for Kicking Patient in Her Care

General Landry: As my office and I continue to fight Medicaid welfare fraud, we encourage the public to report abuse and neglect in residential care facilities.

  • 5/11/2018

Attorney General Jeff Landry Encourages Seniors to Scam-Proof Their Lives

General Landry: My office and I will continue to do all we can to educate seniors on how to best recognize scams and con artists to avoid becoming fraud victims.

  • 5/8/2018

Minden Woman Arrested for Stealing Nearly $400k from Elderly Residents Pleads Guilty

General Landry: Elderly fraud is an unlawful and immoral act that we will continue to investigate and prosecute.

  • 4/11/2018

Two Arrested on Medicaid Welfare Fraud Charges

General Landry: Welfare fraud not only jeopardizes resources from our most needy but it also steals from our taxpayers. From provider fraud to recipient fraud, all Medicaid fraud is wrong; and I will continue to do all that I legally can to stop it.

  • 3/29/2018

49 States Call for Expansion in Fight Against Medicaid Fraud

General Landry: We commend this bipartisan Resolution that will assist us in ramping up our efforts to protect Louisiana citizens.

  • 2/21/2018

Two Louisiana Women Arrested for Medicaid Welfare Fraud

General Landry: We once again encourage anyone who may know of people using the Medicaid program to illegally take money, services, or drugs to report it to our office.

  • 2/15/2018

Three Arrested for Medicaid Welfare Fraud

General Landry: If you know of people using the Medicaid program to take money, services, or drugs to which they are not entitled – please report it to our office.

  • 2/5/2018

Two Louisiana Women Arrested for Medicaid Fraud

General Landry: Whether it is those who acquire unneeded prescription drugs, falsely bill, or lie to gain eligibility; all Medicaid welfare fraud is wrong; and my office will do all we legally can to stop it.

  • 11/28/2017

Do Not Get Scammed During Open Enrollment

General Landry: Our office is doing all we can to educate seniors about the real threat of elder fraud and help all consumers from falling victim to scams.

  • 11/16/2017

Five Arrested in Louisiana for Medicaid Welfare Fraud

General Landry: My Medicaid Fraud Control Unit works tirelessly to fight fraud, waste, and abuse in this welfare program that helps our State’s neediest.

  • 10/20/2017

Eight in Acadiana Arrested on Multiple Medicaid Welfare Fraud Charges

General Landry: My office will continue fighting daily to root out welfare fraud.

  • 10/16/2017

Over $2 Million in Medicaid Fraud Uncovered in New Orleans

General Landry: We have continued to see Medicaid welfare fraud increase as a result of the Governor’s expansion.

  • 7/13/2017

Medicaid Fraud Takedown a Success in Louisiana

General Landry: With the Governor’s expansion of Medicaid welfare, we recognize the need for even greater detection and prevention of taxpayer-funded Medicaid welfare fraud.