ORLANDO, Fla. — The state’s chief financial officer is warning those impacted by Hurricane Ian about shady contractors.
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“It’s like a swarm of locusts when they come in because they just come in and they just hit neighborhoods where there’s a lot of damage, and they go door to door,” Jan Cary, retired state Department of Financial Services detective, said about contractors, and people claiming to be contractors going into hard-hit areas of Central Florida.
Cary said there will be a lot of them, and many will be unlicensed or fail to carry workers comp insurance.
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