On Your Side: Beware of Tornado Clean-Up Scams

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

In the aftermath of the state's recent storm disasters, 13 News is on your side with tips to avoid door-to-door scams during the clean up and rebuilding process.

*Watch for these signs of potential scams, out of state vehicle tags and magnetic signs on the side of work vehicles. Those businesses may be hard to locate once your job is finished.

*Also use caution with companies who only list a P.O. Box or phone number rather than a verifiable physical address.

*Estimates that seem too good to be true can be the sign of a scam and uninvited solicitations.

*Con men are notorious for soliciting jobs door-to-door.

Attorney General Stephen Six says his office will be watching the situations in Chapman and Manhattan carefully to prevent price gouging and protect customers.

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