The Louisiana Consumer Laws intend to protect citizens from various trade scams and unlawful business practices.
- The Acts also provide remedies to consumers for damages suffered from
identity theft, telemarketing frauds, online phishing, etc.
- The Louisiana Interest Rate Laws prescribe a ceiling limit of 12%,
any charging of interest in excess of which is unlawful and can result in the forfeiture of the entire interest amount.
- The Louisiana Consumer Protection Council also offers
educational content and guidance to consumers for safeguarding themselves from scams and frauds.
- The Section specifically guides the consumers to abstain from “once in a lifetime offer” for sales,
gifts winnings from unwarranted sources, excessively soliciting sellers, etc.