Hurricanes often batter Florida. In 2018 it was Michael. In 2020, it’s Eta. Attorney General Ashley Moody says people sometimes fall victim to scams in the wake of these storms. Her office is giving out tips on how to recognize these storm-related scams.
“Information provided in Scams at a Glance: After the Storm includes resources following a natural disaster, tips on steering clear of repair scams, how to spot and stop tree service scams, and ways to avoid water testing and treatment scams,” Moody says.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently reported that the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season is the most active on record. Moody urges Floridians to always prepare ahead of a storm.