Warmer Weather Brings More Scams


The warmer weather and storms we’ll be seeing more of, will also bring more scammers.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety is warning people that damage from severe storms will most likely draw scam artists to our area posing as local contractors.

Jason Marlow, with the Iowa State Patrol located in Mt. Pleasant, says the scammers focus on home repairs…

Marlow also says that these scam artists target certain people…

Just a few of the suggestions from DPS are that you avoid on-the-spot contractors, get everything in writing, don’t pay a large amount in advance, and write down license plate numbers.

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Savanna Evans
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