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Louisiana Flood Victims Widely Targeted by Fraudsters

Scammers and fraudulent relief efforts are directly targeting Louisiana’s flood victims, U.S. Attorney Walt Green announced during a National Center for Disaster Fraud press conference.

Evacuees take advantage of the shelter setup in the The Baton Rouge River Center arena as the area deals with the record flooding that took place causing thousands of people to seek temporary shelter on August 19, 2016 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Last week Louisiana was overwhelmed with flood water …

FEMA Warns Louisiana Flood Survivors of Scammers Posing as Federal Agents

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – As Louisiana flood victims begin to pick up the scraps of what is left of their homes and communities in the wake of unprecedented flooding, federal agencies are already warning residents to be cautious of fraudulent services and other scams.