Bossier City PD reminds residents not to fall for telephone scams
Posted on 3/8/2017 3:34:00 AM.

The Bossier City Police Department is warning residents of telephone scammers claiming to be the IRS and requesting money. Sgt. Brian Griffith says they’ve received multiple reports of phone calls stating a payment needs to be made over the phone or an arrest warrant will be issued for the individual. He says the IRS will never ask for personal information or take payments over the phone.

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AG Jeff Landry warns flood victims to beware of price gougers
Posted on 8/17/2016 3:50:00 AM.

The Attorney General’s Office is working to make sure flood victims are protected from price gougers and scammers. AG Jeff Landry says there have been cases in other states, where fraud artists have shown up and identified themselves as FEMA inspectors.

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Louisiana AG's office investigates scammers who are targeting Entergy customers
Posted on 10/11/2014 8:51:00 AM.
The Louisiana Attorney General's Consumer Protection Section is investigating reports of scammers targeting Entergy residential customers and small business owners. Amanda Larkins, with the A-G's office, says a con artist, claiming to be with Entergy, calls a customer's home or business and the victim is told they need to make an immediate payment, because they are behind on their bill.

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