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The FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection stops unfair, deceptive and fraudulent business practices by collecting reports from consumers and conducting investigations, suing companies and people that break the law, developing rules to maintain a fair marketplace, and educating consumers and businesses about their rights and responsibilities.
Learn more about the consumer complaint process and file a complaint online. The Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission “LUMVC” is responsible for licensing and regulating independent used car dealerships and investigating complaints regarding used motor vehicle sales, auctions, crushers, automotive dismantlers, rent with the option to purchase, daily rentals, and used parts and accessories.
If it sounds too good to be true, there's probably a catch. Learn the questions to ask to protect yourself when dealing with promotions for: education and training, working from home, job hunting, going into business, and investments and grants.
This information guide has a link to a computer program you can use to create some basic forms for small claims court in a Louisiana Justice of the Peace Court. The forms are only for small claims courts that are also Justice of the Peace Courts. The forms are not for small claims brought in a city court or other Louisiana state court.
A payday loan is a type of short-term option to borrow where a lender will extend high-interest credit based on your income. Its principal is typically a portion of your next paycheck. Payday loans charge high interest rates for short-term immediate credit. They are also called “cash advance” loans or “check advance” loans.