Demolish Contractor Fraud Consumer Education Resources

Just The Facts - Statistics on Insurance Fraud

These fraudulent, possibly unlicensed, contractors target neighborhoods and take advantage of multiple homeowners. The contractor may complete the roof of one home to use as an example or proof to other homeowners.

Just the Facts - Statistics on Insurance Fraud (PDF Available)
Just the Facts - Statistics on Insurance Fraud (PDF Available)
Just the Facts - Statistics on Insurance Fraud (PDF Available)
Just the Facts - Statistics on Insurance Fraud (PDF Available)

View the infographic as a downloadable PDF: Just The Facts - Statistics on Insurance Fraud

Red Flags

Contractors serve an important role in the property building and repair process. Unfortunately, there are some contractors attempting to take advantage of you. There are things you can look for when trying to determine if a contractor may be misleading you.

Review these Red Flags to help protect yourself from potentially fraudulent contractors. 

Red Flag
Red Flag: If a contractor shows up to your home or place of business unsolicited and offers you payment or a gift card for a free inspection.

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Red Flags: Protect Yourself From Potentially Fraudulent Contractors

Consumer Tips

Contractors are essential to helping build and repair your home or property. Below are some tips that can help ensure you’re working with a licensed, legitimate contractor and to avoid falling victim to a contractor scam.

Demolish Contractor Fraud: Consumer Tips

CONSUMER TIP: Verify that the contractor has an active, valid Florida license at www.MyFloridaLicense.com.

Don’t allow a contractor to inspect your property, including your roof, until you have verified that they are a licensed, reputable contractor.

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Contact the Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate

 

Office of the Insurance Consumer Advocate
200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: (850) 413-5923
Email: YourFLVoice@MyFloridaCFO.com

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