ORLANDO, Fla. — The state’s chief financial officer is warning those impacted by Hurricane Ian about shady contractors.
Selecting the wrong person to repair storm damage could end up costing you more.
“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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