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  • 3/4/2021

Freeport-McMoRan Receives Attorney General Authorization to Resolve Coastal Claims

AG Jeff Landry: While I believe these claims are best decided by a full and final adjudication, I will not interfere with a private company seeking relief from the immense uncertainty litigation injects into Louisiana’s energy industry.

  • 3/4/2021

LADOJ Issues Statement After Court Decides How to Proceed with Public Records Request

Dir. Angelique Freel: As Judge Kelly declared, our office ‘followed the letter of the law…sought guidance from the Court and did everything a public official must do;’ we were ‘not arbitrary or capricious in any way’; we were ‘diligent’ in handling the matter.

  • 3/2/2021

Former Sheriff's Deputy Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

AG Jeff Landry: Child pornography is a heinous crime that inflicts lifelong damage to the victims. My office and I are committed to investigating and arresting those who exploit our children, no matter their professions or positions.

  • 3/1/2021

Consumer Protection Week: Great Time to Learn Scams and Safety Tips, Says Attorney General Jeff Landry

AG Jeff Landry: Education is the most critical component to fighting fraud. This annual awareness week is a great time to learn more about common scams and the ways to guard against them.

  • 2/25/2021

St. Bernard Parish Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

AG Jeff Landry: Child pornography is a horrific crime that repeatedly victimizes children. My office will continue doing everything in our authority to find and arrest those that manufacture, distribute, and possess sexual abuse images and videos of children.

  • 2/18/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Urges Biden to Arrest and Remove Unlawful Immigrants Convicted of Sex Crimes

AG Jeff Landry: We cannot allow America to become a sanctuary jurisdiction for sexual predators. The Biden Administration must reverse their decision on Operation Talon immediately.

  • 2/12/2021

Two Louisiana Men Arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

AG Jeff Landry: My Cyber Crime Unit works day in and day out to protect Louisiana’s children. We will continue working with our law enforcement partners to find and arrest child predators.

  • 2/11/2021

Avoid the Traps of Online Romance Scams

AG Jeff Landry: According to the Federal Trade Commission, consumers lost more than $200 million to romance scams in 2019—up nearly 40% since 2018. It is important for Louisiana consumers to recognize the warning signs of phony profiles and be proactive in guarding personal information.

  • 2/8/2021

State of Louisiana Joins Federal Lawsuit Against Jefferson Parish School Board Over Violations of Ka'Mauri Harrison's Constitutional Rights

AG Jeff Landry: The Legislature even unanimously passed a law expressly reaffirming that the home is not school property and discipline policies cannot treat it the same. The Board's dogged insistence upon continuing to do so is not only senseless and wrong, but it is also a waste of taxpayer dollars.

  • 2/4/2021

Louisiana Secures Multi-Million Dollar Settlement with McKinsey & Co for Its Role in Opioid Epidemic

AG Jeff Landry: This is a great start in holding accountable those who have stoked the fire of the opioid crisis. My office and I will continue working to treat the addicted, relieve their families, and protect the public from this horrific epidemic.

  • 2/3/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Continues Fight Against Unconstitutional Firearm Permitting

AG Jeff Landry: Every American has a God-given, fundamental right to self-defense; whether a person is inside or outside his home has no bearing on that right. New York’s restrictive policies decrease public safety and violate the Second Amendment.

  • 2/2/2021

Gag Order Lifted in Historic Louisiana Abortion Case

AG Jeff Landry: Access should never be able to supersede safety. I will continue to defend laws that ensure the health and safety of women and girls from abortion providers in Louisiana who do not comply with the laws and regulations of our State.

  • 1/28/2021

Attorney General Jeff Landry Informs Consumers of Recently Recalled Child Products

AG Jeff 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 Louisiana’s youth.

  • 1/27/2021

Tangipahoa Man Arrested For Cyber Crimes Against Children

AG Jeff Landry: Child pornography is a heinous crime that inflicts lifelong damage to the victims. I applaud my Cyber Crime Unit and our law enforcement partners who work tirelessly to find and arrest the criminals who produce, distribute, and possess sexual abuse images and videos of children.

  • 1/19/2021

Don’t Let Scammers Tip The Scales of Slaying Your New Year’s Resolution

AG Jeff Landry: Pursuing a healthy lifestyle is a great idea. But I strongly encourage consumers to be cautious when purchasing anything that promises weight loss.

  • 1/14/2021

Shreveport Man Arrested For Child Pornography

AG Jeff Landry: Internet crimes against children are horrific offenses that inflict lifelong damage to their victims. I am proud of the work my office’s investigators, examiners, and agents do protect Louisiana’s children.

  • 1/8/2021

Louisiana Company Targeting Veterans Shut Down

AG Jeff Landry: As a proud veteran and the State's chief legal officer, I will continue doing all that I can to protect our military community from being exploited. Our veterans earned their benefits by putting their lives on the line for our freedoms; the least we can do is fight to defend them from unscrupulous schemes that violate our consumer protection laws.

  • 1/6/2021

City Councilman in Louisiana Arrested for Election Fraud

AG Jeff Landry: Anything other than a one-for-one vote distorts our election process. Those who wish to distort an election in this matter are breaking the law and betraying their fellow citizens. It is even more disheartening when the perpetrator is an elected official.

  • 12/30/2020

New Year’s Eve Safety Tips Offered by Attorney General Jeff Landry

AG Jeff Landry: 2020 has challenged all of us, and it is understandable for folks to want to let loose as they welcome 2021. Unfortunately, criminals do not take the holidays off so I encourage all law-abiding citizens to celebrate wisely. Together, we can help make the new year happy and safe for our State and her people.

  • 12/29/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Mourns Death of Congressman-Elect Luke Letlow

AG Jeff Landry: Luke Letlow led an honorable life in public service to our State and our Nation. Luke was a true statesman committed to making Louisiana better. Luke’s death is a great tragedy, and Sharon’s and my prayers are with Julia and the kids.