Consumer Alert

Toyota recalls 1.67M vehicles world wide due to brake defect

Toyota Motor Company announced a recall of approximately 1.67 million vehicles world wide on October 15, 2014.

Attorney General warns of post-storm scams in Northeast Louisiana

In the wake of the severe storm system that ripped through the state this week causing widespread power outages and severe damage to homes and businesses in Northeast Louisiana, Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is warning citizens to be on the l

AT&T will pay $105 million for unauthorized charges on customer bills

Listen up, AT&T customers: You may be in for a refund.

Entergy customers: beware of scammers calling about unpaid bills

Con artists are trying to scam Entergy customers by calling and saying that their electric bill payment is past due, and their service will be disconnected within the hour if they don't pay up.

Chrysler recalls 350,000 cars with ignition problems

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Chrysler Group is recalling about 350,000 cars -- including some Jeep and Dodge brand vehicles -- for an ignition key problem similar to the one that plagued General Motors.

Foster Farms recalls over 39K lbs. of frozen chicken from North LA facility

Foster Farms is initiating a Class I voluntary recall of a limited quantity of Foster Farms Frozen Cooked Grilled Chicken Breast Strips produced at its Farmerville, Louisiana, cooked chicken facility.

NBC33 Consumer Alert: Jimmy John's warns of security breach, no LA stores impacted

Jimmy John's is warning its customers their credit and debit card information may have been compromised. The company says it's known about the issue since July 30, 2014.

St. John Parish Government warns against requests for water samples

The Parish is informed that misleading information and requests for water samples are being circulated by a third-party private business through flyers on residents' doors.

LSP to conduct free child seat safety check on 9/20

Louisiana State Police and the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will be conducting FREE Child Safety Seat Check events across Louisiana this Saturday, September 20, 2014 in order to reduce the number of children injured and killed in motor

How to prevent your home from draining your money this winter

While much of the country is still enjoying summer-like temperatures, others are already seeing early season snow. Either way, now is the time of year to start winterizing your home.

AG warns of IRS phone scam in Louisiana

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is warning citizens of a phone scam in which the caller claims to be an IRS official and attempts to intimidate the victim into making a payment via pre-loaded debit card or wire service.

River tubes sold at Wal-Mart stores being recalled

More than 20,000 river tubes are being recalled because they're causing skin irritations.

Recall issued for 20 styles of children's sunglasses

About 215,000 children’s sunglasses are being recalled by FGX International. Surface paint on the sunglasses contains excessive levels of lead.

Contractor wanted for fraud in 3 parishes

Deputies are looking for a contractor who is wanted on fraud charges.

How to protect your phone from getting hacked

Everyone's talking about how to keep your private information safe after several major stars had private nude photos stolen from their cell phones.