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Learn about all kinds of scams (including Power of Attorney Fraud, Telemarketing Scam, Internet Fraud, and Identity Theft) by subscribing to our channel. The lecture in this video is provided by the former financial fraud specialist Brian Trainor.
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Lowe’s Mother’s Day coupons spreading on social media are a scam

Lowe’s Mother’s Day coupons spreading on social media are a scam
An online coupon for Lowe’s that is making the rounds on social media is actually a scam. A post, which has appeared on Facebook, states that the home improvement chain is giving away $ 50 coupons to celebrate Mother’s Day, according to CNN. All you have to …
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Lowe’s coupon scam surfacing across social media
There is a new Facebook scam that people are falling for. A coupon that you think might get you a good deal at a popular home improvement store is fake. A free $ 50 Mother’s Day coupon to Lowe’s is spreading across the social media site. The fake coupon …
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Beware of Lowe’s coupon scam on Facebook
WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – A Facebook scam involving Lowe’s Home Improvement is making the rounds in Sedgwick County. It is an offer of $ 50 off coupons. Users are directed to take a survey on a website that looks like the Lowe’s website. Instead …
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Don’t Fall for This Contractor Scam – Asking for Extra Money

http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/books/index.html By the time you’re finished watching this video on contractor scams, you’ll have a better idea about how to deal with contractors to ask you for more money at the end of the job, even though they haven’t provided you with any extra services. Just because someone’s job is a little harder or doesn’t hurt to ask, doesn’t mean that you’re responsible for someone else’s obligations. These homeowner tips provide and protect you from scams.
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Man gets 18 months in home improvement store scam

Man gets 18 months in home improvement store scam
SALEM — A Salem man who spent five years in federal prison a decade ago for fraud is heading back there — for doing the same thing. Robert Dooley, 56, who was living on Essex Street before his arrest last May, was sentenced to 18 months in prison by …
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DeWine warns of storm-chaser scams
Before entering into a contract with any home improvement business, consumers should take steps … and considering making payment with a credit card. To report a potential scam, consumers should contact the Ohio Attorney General’s Office at 800-282-0515 …
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Beware of “storm-chaser scams” after severe weather
Before entering into a contract with any home improvement business, consumers should take steps to protect themselves, such as: Consumers who need help or who want to report a potential scam should contact the Ohio Attorney General’s Office at …
Read more on ohio’s Country Journal

The Sub-Contractor Scam: ‘Certified Fraud’

The Sub-Contractor Scam: ‘Certified Fraud’
If you walk around any construction site across the country, it’s immediately apparent that sub-contractors are the backbone of Australia’s building and construction industry. They enter into contracts, do the work and have a fundamental legal right to …
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Local Contractor Scams Customers
Residents be ware of a business man named Vincent Smith who goes by the company name A-1 Remodeling, A-1 Windows and Door, Chicago Handyman, A-1 Glass man, or Vince’s Window Service. He is currently living around the 800 block of Lake Street and does …
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WATCH: Contractor scam caught on video

WATCH: Contractor scam caught on video
WATCH: Contractor scam caught on video Hidden video shot by a construction foremen, showing cash exchanged with a KB Contracting manager, helped to expose a prevailing wage scandal in New York (Video: N.Y. Comptroller’s Office) Feb. 14, 2017 Check out …
Read more on Morris County Daily Record

State investigating allegations of lead-sampling problems, derogatory remarks by Exide cleanup contractor
California toxic waste regulators are investigating complaints about a contractor hired to test homes for lead contamination near a closed battery recycler in Vernon, including accusations that its employees made racially derogatory remarks. In a letter …
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Man arrested for contractor fraud after overcharging flood victims
BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested Wednesday morning after committing contractor fraud in the wake of the August 2016 floods. According to Sheriff Jeff Wiley, 39-year-old Matthew Morris of Baton Rouge was arrested after the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office …
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The Sub-Contractor Scam: ‘Certified Fraud’

The Sub-Contractor Scam: ‘Certified Fraud’
If you walk around any construction site across the country, it’s immediately apparent that sub-contractors are the backbone of Australia’s building and construction industry. They enter into contracts, do the work and have a fundamental legal right to …
Read more on sourceable.net

Local Contractor Scams Customers
Residents be ware of a business man named Vincent Smith who goes by the company name A-1 Remodeling, A-1 Windows and Door, Chicago Handyman, A-1 Glass man, or Vince’s Window Service. He is currently living around the 800 block of Lake Street and does …
Read more on Patch

Contractor arrested on fraud charges by a sheriff’s office now wanted by several other law enforcement agencies
A contractor arrested in Ascension Parish on fraud charges is now wanted in several other parts of the area, including Baton Rouge. Greater Baton Rouge Crime Stoppers reported Matthew Morris, 39, of Baton Rouge, who owns Complete Construction Contractors …
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WATCH: Contractor scam caught on video
WATCH: Contractor scam caught on video Hidden video shot by a construction foremen, showing cash exchanged with a KB Contracting manager, helped to expose a prevailing wage scandal in New York (Video: N.Y. Comptroller’s Office) Feb. 14, 2017 Check out …
Read more on Morris County Daily Record