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BBB Scam Alert: Need a new driveway? Look out for asphalt paving scams

 

Last updated 7/29/2020 at 2:14pm

Courtesy of BBB

If your driveway needs paving or repairs, don't trust just anyone to do the job. BBB Scam Tracker has received numerous reports of unscrupulous contractors who trick homeowners with supposedly good deals. Victims end up with shoddy pavement - or nothing at all - to show for what they paid.

How the Scam Works

A contractor shows up at your door or calls you on the phone. They claim they've been doing work in your area and just happened to notice the condition of your driveway or sidewalk. Since they're already working nearby, they can give you a discount. If you agree to the price, they wil...



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