Spring has arrived. So have salespeople who are walking neighborhoods, knocking on doors and offering to clean floors, empty gutters, fertilize lawns, trim trees and repair homes. When salespeople show up on your doorstep unexpectedly, determining the scammers and thieves from the legitimate can be tricky.
Spring cleaning and repair scammers may use some of the following tactics:
Better Business Bureau offers the following advice for avoiding good weather door-to-door scams:
To check out scams that have occurred in your area or to report a scam, visit the BBB Scam Tracker at bbb.org/scamtracker or call (509) 455-4200.
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