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  • 12/13/2019

Protecting Jobs and Conservation Efforts, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry Files Legal Challenge of California Law Prohibiting Importation and Sale of Alligator Products

General Landry: We are taking this legal action to protect the incomes of working families, preserve the management and preservation of a critical species, and uphold the rule of law.

  • 12/6/2019

St. Tammany Parish Man Arrested for Multiple Child Exploitation, Sex Crimes

General Landry: This is an ongoing investigation. I encourage anyone with information regarding Ian Bagley to call the LBI toll-free at 1-800-256-4506; callers may remain anonymous.

  • 11/27/2019

Fifth Circuit Recognizes Legal Quagmire Created by District Court Gag Order Restricting Info from Being Shared with Law Enforcement, the Court, and the Public

This ruling shows what a procedural quagmire we find ourselves in. All we want to do is bring additional, relevant information to the attention of Law Enforcement and the Court. As Judge Elrod states, this is also information that is important to the public.

  • 11/26/2019

Attorney General Jeff Landry Offers Consumers Safety Tips for Black Friday

General Landry: Everyone loves a good deal; but thieves, unpredictable tempers, and extremely large crowds could cost you more than expected. This Black Friday, make sure you get the most bang for your buck without sacrificing your personal and financial safety.

  • 11/19/2019

Attorney General Jeff Landry Issues Statement on Hodge Ruling

General Landry: This ruling will help ensure that pending criminal litigation in Louisiana continues through the courts efficiently - allowing all prosecutors, as well as our office, to continue working to ensure justice for crime victims and their families.

  • 11/18/2019

Department of Justice Attorneys Uncover Suspected Criminal Activity by Abortion Provider While Litigating Case Now Before SCOTUS; Provider Tries to Hide Evidence from SCOTUS and Prosecutors

Upholding their obligations and duties at the Louisiana DOJ to refer alleged criminal activity for investigation and prosecution, attorneys filed a writ of mandamus with the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals requesting the unsealing of information so that a criminal referral can move forward against a staff member at a Shreveport abortion provider.

  • 11/14/2019

Sex Offender Arrested in Terrebonne on Internet Crimes Against Children

General Landry: Child pornography is a dreadful crime that inflicts lifelong damage to the victims. I applaud my office and our law enforcement partners for finding and arresting the despicable people who possess, distribute, and produce these horrific sexual abuse images and videos.

  • 11/6/2019

Attorney General Jeff Landry Informs Consumers of Recently Recalled Child Products

General Landry: I would do anything to ensure the safety of my child; and as your Attorney General, I am committed to doing whatever I can to protect all of our State’s children.

  • 10/28/2019

Attorney General Jeff Landry Warns of Scary Halloween Safety Risks

General Landry: It is a scary fact, but children are more than twice as likely to be killed by a car while walking on Halloween night than at any other time of the year. It is imperative that parents and guardians be extra vigilant and take the appropriate precautions to make certain their children remain out of harm’s way.

  • 10/23/2019

Livingston Parish Couple Arrested by Attorney General’s Office

General Landry: Protecting Louisiana children is one of my top priorities. So my office and I will continue to do all we can to find and arrest child predators.

  • 10/22/2019

Online Alcohol Sales Concern of Republican and Democrat Attorneys General

General Landry: The black-market products sold on these platforms may be counterfeit or tainted, sometimes with harmful health effects. So together – Republican and Democrat – we want to solve this problem and make our jurisdictions safer places to live, work, and raise families.

  • 10/17/2019

Over $2 Million Headed to Louisiana from Settlement with Johnson & Johnson and Its Subsidiary

General Landry: I am proud of our office’s work on this case to protect consumers and get justice. I hope this settlement serves as a warning to companies that we take seriously our duty to defend Louisiana’s consumers from harm.

  • 10/15/2019

Nigerian Man in U.S. on Expired Visa Arrested for Fraud, Theft, and Laundering

General Landry: This case should be a reminder to businesses and consumers to take a few extra steps to keep their information safe online. And it is further proof of the need for comprehensive immigration reform.

  • 10/11/2019

Another Illegal Alien Arrested In Louisiana for Child Exploitation

General Landry: My office and I are committed to doing all we legally can to protect Louisiana’s children. This includes arresting a number of illegal immigrants who have inflicted damage on our State’s citizens.

  • 10/4/2019

SCOTUS To Take Up Louisiana's Pro-Woman Admitting Privileges Law

General Landry: We will not waver in defense of our State's pro-woman and pro-life laws; and we will continue to do all we legally can to protect Louisiana women.

  • 10/1/2019

Reducing Opioid Abuse, Misuse, and Addiction is Priority for Attorney General Jeff Landry

General Landry: It is nearly impossible to tell the difference between counterfeit drugs and real medications. It only takes one; there are no second chances.

  • 10/1/2019

Successful State Effort Contributes to National Health Care Fraud Takedown

General Landry: Medicaid welfare fraud jeopardizes healthcare resources for Louisiana’s poor and steals from our State’s taxpayers. This unlawful and immoral act is especially heinous when perpetuated by people who are supposed to be taking care of our State’s most needy.

  • 9/13/2019

Three Men Arrested for Internet Crimes Against Children

General Landry: Child pornography is a dreadful crime that repeatedly victimizes children. So my office and I will continue to do all we can to find and arrest those who possess, distribute, and produce these horrific sexual abuse images and videos.

  • 9/10/2019

Attorney General Jeff Landry Announces Results of Northwest Louisiana Child Sex Crime Sweep

General Landry: Louisiana’s children are our State’s most precious resource, and I am committed to doing all that I legally can to protect them.

  • 9/9/2019

Protecting Louisiana Consumers and Businesses, Attorney General Jeff Landry Launching Investigation of Google

General Landry: I am proud to work with my fellow attorneys general, from across the political spectrum, to determine whether Google’s aggressive business practices are actually illegal.