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Police Warn About Storm Scams

With all this storm damage comes an increase in crime.

Police in Versailles are warning people to be on the lookout for scam artists.

They want people to be aware that scam artists sometimes go door to door after storms, offering to do work.

Police are offering some tips on how to keep yourself from becoming a victim of crime.

1.) Ask to see a business license.
2.) Obtain a business card from the person.
3.) Check to see if they are driving a legitimate company vehicle.
4.) Never pay for work up front.
5.) Ask for references.
6.)Check with Chamber Of Commerce/BBB
7.) See if company is listed in phone book.
8.) Write down description of vehicle/license plate number.


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