Insurance Expert On Contractor Scams

With the official launch of hurricane season on June 1, insurance expert Chris Amrhein, president of the Amrhein & Associates insurance agency in Lorton, Va., cautions that in the wake of natural disasters, homeowners need to be especially vigilant.  “For about a week after a disaster,” says Amrhein, “these con artist contractors are descending like vultures” on local neighborhoods. Some sham contractors are known as “storm chasers,” other are called “wood chuckers.”  What both have in common is that they prey upon people’s misfortunes in order to push costly repairs.

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