Flood Victims Being Told to be on The Lookout for Scammers

Flood victims are being told to be extra vigilant for scam artists.

Iowa State Auditor Rob Sand says scammers love to operate at the expense of victims of natural disasters…

Sand says there are several warning signs to be on the lookout for…

And while it may slow your recovery efforts, Sand says it’s worthwhile to vet contractors and service providers.

Sand says it’s important to let the proper officials know if you think you have been scammed…

So far Sand says he isn’t aware of any confirmed scam operations related to the flood disaster, but he says it’s only a matter of time.

(thanks to fellow Community First Broadcasting station KUOO in Spirit Lake)

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