Tag: Fraud

Beware of Repair Scams After a Disaster

Hurricane Irma caused damage to both buildings and vegetation. These gave scammers an opportunity to take advantage of people.  After Irma, scammers arrived in Florida from around the county promising assistance with debris removal or repairs. Debris Removal Irma left in her wake downed trees and other debris. Depending on […]

Beware of Mail Theft After Hurricane Florence

During a natural disaster, such as a hurricane, people do not consider their mail when evacuating. After you leave, your mail will accumulate in your mailbox until the hurricane arrives. Once USPS resumes service, mail will continue to accumulate until your return. All that mail is just sitting there in […]

Beware Fake FEMA Applications

After a natural disaster bad guys will use every opportunity to scam and defraud you. They know that you are focused on other things, such a maintaining or rebuilding. They know that you may have limited resources, such as no power or internet. This gives them an advantage. FEMA Applications […]