Contractor Fraud Awareness Week is here!
From July 12th through July 16th, the National Insurance Crime Bureau is highlighting the problem of contractors and vendors who take advantage of disaster victims in the aftermath of catastrophes.
Contractor fraud is a multi-billion-dollar problem and the NICB encourages consumers to follow these tips in the wake of a natural disaster:
1. If It's Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is!
2. Let's See Some ID
3. Be a Savvy Shopper
4. Read the Fine Print
5. Good Contractors Show Their Work
For more information on Contractor Fraud and how to avoid being a victim, visit our Contractor Fraud Awareness Week page.
If you or someone you know has been the victim of Contractor Fraud or you have seen contractors and vendors canvassing residential areas hit by a catastrophe, call NICB at 800.TEL.NICB or fill out our online form.