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Often overlooked after a storm are the unlicensed “contractors” that quickly flock to storm ravished towns promising quick repairs, insurance agents willing to backdate insurance policies, and scammers posing as FEMA or other governmental agency workers.
Linda Webb, also known as the Fraud Dog, summarizes the three most common scams associated with natural disasters:
the relief worker scam,
the contractor repair scam, and
the fake insurance scam.
Watch the Fraud Dog Tips video, where Webb, discusses ways that victims can protect themselves from each scam.
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If you've been a victim of fraud, call our Contego SWARM hotline