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WTXL-ABC TALLHASSEE: “Don’t fall for insurance and repair fraud”


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For Immediate Release:
September 29, 2017

Contact: Ashley Carr
(850) 413–2842

“Don't fall for insurance and repair fraud”
WTXL-ABC Tallahassee
Story by WTXL Staff
September 28, 2017
Click HERE to read the full story

Ranging from overbilling insurance companies to being unlicensed contractors, scam artists often attempt to take advantage of consumers following a disaster. Many times an insurance policyholder does not understand the paperwork they are signing when repairs begin.

In an attempt to spot and stop the fraud, Florida's Department of Financial Services is sending several employees to areas most impacted by Irma, including Miami-Dade County and the Florida Keys along with Lee and Collier counties in southwest Florida.