How to Report Fraud in Louisiana

To report fraud or a scam in the state of Louisiana, start with the Attorney General, Better Business Bureau or contact the local municipal, state or Federal regulators most likely to have answers to your questions.

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General: James D. “Buddy” Caldwell

http://www.ag.state.la.us/

300 Capitol Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Mail: P.O Box 94005

Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Phone: 225-326-6705

Fax: 225-326-6793

Email: AdminInfo@ag.state.la.us

Consumer Protection Section

1885 North 3rd St.

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 94005

Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Phone: 225-326-6465 or 1-800-351-4889

Fax: 225-326-6499

Email: ConsumerInfo@ag.state.la.us

Consumer Complaints:

Office of the Attorney General

Consumer Protection Section

P.O. Box 94005

Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9005

Fax: 225-326-6499

File a Consumer Complaint

Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

1885 North 3rd St.

Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 94005

Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Phone: 225-326-6210 or 1-888-799-6885

Fax: 225-326-6295

Email: MFCUInfo@ag.state.la.us

Report Welfare Fraud in Louisiana

Welfare Fraud Hotline: 800-256-3150

Fax: 225-219-1663

Email: ofsfraud@dss.state.la.us

Mailing Address:

Fraud and Recovery Section

P.O. Box 91147

Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9147

Savings & Loan Association or Savings Bank

Office of Thrift Supervision

Mailing Address:

1700 G Street, NW

Washington, DC 20552

Phone 202-906-6000

Email: webmaster@ots.treas.gov

File Complaints:

Consumer Complaints and Inquiries

Email: consumer.complaint@ots.treas.gov

Phone: 1-800-842-6929

TTY: 1-800-877-8339

National Fair Housing Alliance

http://www.nationalfairhousing.org/

National Contact: Email: nfha@nationalfairhousing.org

1212 New York Avenue, NW Ste 525

Washington, DC 2005

Phone: 202-898-1661

Fax: 202-371-9744

Louisiana Better Business Bureau (BBB)

Better Business Bureau of Acadiana

http://lafayette.bbb.org

Email: info@acadiana.bbb.org

Phone: 337-981-3497

Fax: 337-981-7559

4007 West Congress Street, Suite B

Lafayette LA 70506

Better Business Bureau of Central Louisiana & the Ark-La-Tex

http://shreveport.bbb.org

Email: info@shreveport.bbb.org

Phone: 318-222-7575

Fax: 318-222-7576

401 Edwards St., Ste. 135

Shreveport LA 71101

Better Business Bureau of Central Louisiana & the Ark-La-Tex

http://shreveport.bbb.org

Email: info@alexandria-la.bbb.org

Phone: 318-473-4494

Fax: 318-473-8906

5220-C Rue Verdun

Alexandria LA 71303

Better Business Bureau of Greater New Orleans Area

http://neworleans.bbb.org

Email: info@neworleans.bbb.org

Phone: 504-581-6222

Fax: 504-524-9110

710 Barrone St., Ste. C

New Orleans LA 70113

Better Business Bureau of Northeast Louisiana

http://nela.bbb.org

Email: info@bbbnela.org

Phone: 318-387-4600

Fax: 318-361-0461

212 Walnut Street, #210

Monroe LA 71201

Better Business Bureau of South Central Louisiana

http://batonrouge.bbb.org

Email: info@batonrouge.bbb.org

Phone: 225-346-5222

Fax: 225-346-1029

748 Main Street

Baton Rouge LA 70802

Better Business Bureau of Southwest Louisiana

http://lakecharles.bbb.org

Email: swlabbb@cox-internet.com

Phone: 337-478-6253

Fax: 337-474-8981

2309 E. Prien Lake Road

Lake Charles LA 70601

Better Business Bureau of Tri Parish Area

http://neworleans.bbb.org

Email: info@neworleans.bbb.org

Phone: 985-868-3456

Fax: 985-876-7664

801 Barrow Street, Ste. 400

Houma LA 70360

Internet Crime Complaint Center

IC3’s mission is to serve as a vehicle to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding
the rapidly expanding arena of cyber crime. The IC3 gives the victims of cyber crime a convenient and
easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of suspected criminal or civil violations.
For law enforcement and regulatory agencies at the federal, state, local and international level, IC3
provides a central referral mechanism for complaints involving Internet related crimes.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau (BBB-system in the U.S. extends across the nation; coast-to-coast, and in
Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. Since the founding of the first BBB in 1912, the BBB system has proven
that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation
and consumer education.

3 Responses

  1. judy says:

    How do I report a landlord, who is also a realtor, who left her address before mailing me back my deposit? I want to recover these funds. Additionally, I believe she may have also been claiming a homestead exemption for a residence that she had actually been renting out.

  2. Shantell says:

    How do I report a company for billing fraud, and payments ( mileage) not made? Can I only file a claim if over a certain amount? The owner did not explain on hiring date that 2 mileage checks is scheduled each month. I only receive one mileage a month for the time I was there. We have to turn in time sheet with our signature on it so that she can bill; however,I did not sign and she still bill for it with the wrong time.

  3. Elizabeth says:

    How can I report someone using someone’s else identity to work and other things

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