Crooked Contractors

Contractors are an important part of any disaster recovery.  Unfortunately, there are thousands of stories of how trust and good faith went terribly wrong.  These stories illustrate how crooked contractors deceived their clients out of money and proper repairs.

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Feeling Burned: Homeowners Say They Lost Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Maryland Contractor

Customers accuse contractor of stealing insurance money

Contractor FraudContractor admits he fleeced fire victims; must pay restitution

‘Hail yeah!’ say proponents of bill addressing hailstorm lawsuit abuse

Jury awards damages to Moore woman defrauded by storm-chasing Alabama contractor

Two Men Charged with Scamming Elderly Homeowners

Indiana Attorney General suing contractors, alleges they scammed senior with Alzheimer’s

Video: Mold Companies Exposed – Finding an Honest Mold Contractor

DEP Agents Arrest Owner of Mold Inspection and Remediation Business for Theft by Fraud

Police and Prosecutors Warn of Home-Repair Scams

One arrested in roofing scam believed to target the elderly

Alabama Eyes Tornado Insurance Vultures

5 men indicted in home repair scam targeting senior citizens, officials say

Scammers collected insurance on same burned furniture over and over, authorities say

Investigation leads to arrest of repeat offender for ripping off senior citizen

Con artist Contractor preys on Southern California wildfire survivors – Penny Estes

Louisiana State Police arrested the head of a Palos Verdes-based disaster recovery company

Convicted Hurricane Sandy fraudster Frank Lewery also stole from fire victims, prosecutors say

Chasing after a disaster chaser

Sandy victims say they’re being scammed by Contractors – Workers disappear without finishing jobs 

Video: Crooked Contractor caught after 7 years

Video: Indiana Contractor takes money from homeowners and then fails to do the work

Prison time and fine ordered for Contractor who took advantage of San Diego Area consumers

Merrick man arrested for impersonating a cop, Fire Marshal

Adjusters and Contractors sentenced to probation, Ordered to make $248,000 in forfeitures for kickbacks

At a church set afire, a spirit unextinguished

$25K bond set on 3rd man in  home repair scam

Video: Be aware of Warren Pointer, Certified Insurance Services Group. Disaster strikes, your insurance money is hijacked