BATON ROUGE, LA – As
the year’s busiest shopping season kicks into high gear, Attorney General Jeff
Landry reminds consumers that it is also prime season for porch pirates.
“Unfortunately, package theft is a problem just about
everywhere,” said General Landry. “Thieves are looking to ruin your holidays by
trying to get their hands on your presents before you do.”
So General Landry wants Louisiana consumers to make
their communities safer by protecting themselves from porch thieves with the
If you are the victim of a
delivery theft, General Landry urges you to report it immediately to your local
law enforcement. Also be sure to check with
your neighbors to find out if they observed anything suspicious.
packages to places of work or use ship-to-store option. These allow for the packages to be picked up not left
unsecured on house porches.
up for delivery alerts. This
informs consumers when deliveries are scheduled and delivered.
trusted neighbors to hold packages
if not able to be home for deliveries.
signatures for all
good neighbors and look out for each other. If package is at neighbors’ doorstep, call them and ask
if they would like it held until they are home.
For more consumer tips and information, visit www.AGJeffLandry.com or call General
Landry’s Consumer Protection Hotline at 800-351-4889.