Cynthia Albert with the Better Business Bureau called the scammers, “storm chasers,” who go door-to-door looking for their next victim.
KENNER, La. — Contractors in Southeast Louisiana have been backed up with thousands of homes needing repairs as residents continue to recover from Hurricane Ida.
Scammers, however, have been taking advantage of impacted residents.
An expert with the Better Business Bureau of Southeast Louisiana offered tips on how to not fall victim to fake contractors.
Before doing a Google search, ask friends and family for a recommendation first. When you do find a contractor, get at least three bids for the work you want to be done, as this ensures you are getting the proper repairs…