Check out an unfamiliar business thoroughly. Look for an affiliation with professional organizations and visit www.bbb.org for valuable information on marketplace activity. Trust your instincts. If it doesn’t “feel right” it probably isn’t!
Your State Attorney General’s office is another useful resource for research or resolution
A national listing can be found at;
In summary Take the time necessary to establish the legitimacy of any company, service or vendor that is new to you, especially if they have approached you . Such research should include a verifiable business location telephone number and other indications of sustained commercial activity. Consult your local BBB and other sources of information. You’ll be glad you did!