Consumer Alert: Following Severe Storms in Parts of Kentucky, Attorney General Cameron Warns of Possible Construction, Repair Scams
FRANKFORT, Ky. Attorney General Cameron today issued a consumer alert warning Kentuckians of possible construction and repair scams following the severe storms in parts of Kentucky. Scams can be reported to the Attorney General’s office by visiting ag.ky.gov/scams or calling the Consumer Protection Hotline at 1 (888) 432-9257.
“Bad actors often follow current events to take advantage of consumers,” said Attorney General Cameron. “We want to make sure our neighbors in parts of Kentucky do not suffer additional financial losses to possible construction and repair scams. Kentuckians can call 502-696-5485 or visit ag.ky.gov/scams to report any suspected fraud.”
Out of town or dishonest contractors may go door-to-door to solicit business from Kentuckians who have experienced property damage. While not all door-to-door contractors are scammers, some may lack the proper licensing for your area, offer quick fixes, or make promises they can’t deliver. Kentuckians can avoid falling for construction and repair scams by following these tips:
While the Attorney General’s Office has not received scam complaints related to construction repairs following the recent severe storms in parts of Kentucky, the office urges Kentuckians to watch out for possible fraud.
Kentuckians may report scams by visiting ag.ky.gov/scams or by calling the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Hotline at 1 (888) 432-9257.
To learn more about construction and repair scams, visit ag.ky.gov/NaturalDisasterScams.