Two people in separate allegations of participation in staged accidents with tractor-trailers in the New Orleans area have been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay significant restitution.November 14, 2023
Three more individuals have been sentenced over the past two months for their roles in staged crashes with tractor-trailers in the New Orleans area.June 14, 2023
Four more individuals have been sentenced for their role in staged crashes with tractor-trailers in the New Orleans area.February 15, 2023
A total of five individuals have pleaded guilty to staging two accidents in the New Orleans area with tractor-trailers in 2017, and obtaining fraudulent financial settlements totaling more than $282,000.June 2, 2021
Genetta Isreal, a 51-year-old Houston woman indicted for her alleged role in a June 2017 staged accident in New Orleans with a tractor-trailer, is set to go on trial May 10.February 9, 2021
A previously unidentified New Orleans attorney alleged to be a co-conspirator in a sweeping federal investigation into staged accidents with tractor-trailers was named in a Nov. 5 federal indictment for his alleged role in the conspiracy.November 5, 2020
Officials at the Plaquemines Port in Louisiana plan to develop an intermodal container shipping terminal along the Mississippi River in Plaquemines Parish, a move that would increase competition with the Port of New Orleans, which is about 20 miles away.