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  • 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.

  • 12/28/2020

New Years and Domestic Violence: A Dangerous Mix

AG Jeff Landry: If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please get help. No one deserves to be abused. Anyone in a dangerous situation who needs resources or to talk to someone should call the LCADV's 24-hour toll-free hotline at 1-888-411-1333; if immediate help is needed, dial 911.

  • 12/23/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Joins Legal Efforts Supporting National Rifle Association

AG Jeff Landry: The New York Attorney General’s actions threaten the civil rights of five million NRA members - including citizens of Louisiana. I am proud to fight back against this partisan attack on the First and Fourteenth Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens who respect the constitutional right to keep and bear arms.

  • 12/22/2020

Lafayette Man Arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

AG Jeff Landry: My office and I are dedicated to making Louisiana a safer place. We will continue to collaborate with our local, state, and federal partners to bring child predators to justice.

  • 12/21/2020

Pointe Coupee Parish Man Arrested For Internet Crimes Against Children

AG Jeff Landry: I am proud of the work my Cyber Crime Unit has done during the pandemic and will continue to do through these times of increased online activity. We will never cease in our efforts to investigate and arrest those committing Internet crimes against children.

  • 12/21/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Responds To Louisiana Supreme Court's Action In Edwards v House of Representatives

AG Jeff Landry: Today’s action by the Supreme Court maintains that Louisiana is not a dictatorship. No elected official, including the Governor, can ignore or reject the checks and balances that underpin our government.

  • 12/18/2020

Vaccine Scam Warning from Attorney General Jeff Landry

AG Jeff Landry: If you choose to be vaccinated, know this: no amount of money or personal information will cure the wait to get the vaccine. Just like they did with supposed test kits, treatments, and personal protective equipment – scammers are offering too good to be true schemes with the vaccine.

  • 12/17/2020

Plaquemines Parish Man Arrested For Child Exploitation

AG Jeff Landry: Every time a sexual abuse image or video of a child is viewed, that child is re-victimized. So my office will continue working tirelessly to find and arrest the criminals who produce, distribute, and possess child pornography.

  • 12/16/2020

Gamblers: Stay Safe from Holiday Triggers Encourages Attorney General Jeff Landry

AG Jeff Landry: From an increasing preoccupation with gambling to an irritability when attempting to stop, there are many signs and symptoms of problem gambling. Fortunately, there are also many free resources available to address gambling problems or concerns.

  • 12/15/2020

Baton Rouge Man Arrested for Soliciting a Minor

AG Jeff Landry: This is yet another solemn reminder of the dangers children can face while on the internet. At a time when children are spending more time online, my office is doing all we legally can to bring to justice those who seek to harm them.

  • 12/14/2020

Protect Your Presents from Porch Pirates

AG Jeff Landry: Americans are buying goods online now more than ever. Unfortunately, this means that more packages are being left on doorsteps - susceptible to porch pirates. So I encourage Louisiana consumers to follow these tips.

  • 12/14/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Pledges Support for Lauren Daigle

AG Jeff Landry: I was shocked and dismayed to learn that Mayor Cantrell, on official City of New Orleans letterhead, wrote to Dick Clark Productions in a misguided attempt to have Lauren removed from the lineup of the New Orleans “New Year’s Rockin Eve” Celebration.

  • 12/11/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Urges United States Supreme Court to Halt Decision Affecting Identification of Louisiana Sex Offenders

AG Jeff Landry: Without the relief we seek from the Supreme Court, sex offenders in Louisiana will be able to move unnoticed through our communities. For the safety of past and future crime victims, I urge the Supreme Court to grant our request expeditiously and help us continue to protect Louisiana families.

  • 12/11/2020

Attorney General Jeff Landry Issues Statement on SCOTUS Denial of Texas Lawsuit

AG Jeff Landry: This case falls within the Supreme Court's original jurisdiction, and the motion to file should have been granted. It is incredibly disappointing that the Supreme Court decided to hide behind discretion in a dispute between states.