Jacksonville,FL-BBB Serving Northeast Florida and the Southeast Atlantic is issuing an urgent scam alert. We have reason to believe Irish Travelers are in our area and are taking advantage of consumers. We have received several phone calls about this group. They are soliciting door to door using misleading sales tactics, i.e. the estimate was per square foot not for the entire job. If you believe you are a victim or have been solicited by the Irish Travelers please contact your local law enforcement agency.
Beware of the following:
· an unsolicited knock on the door offering to do some job around the house;
· an unmarked truck or van with out-of-state tags;
· workers with no business identification, local address or telephone number;
· asking upfront for payment or fees, or accepting cash only;
· no contracts to sign or estimates given;
· an older man who does the talking while the younger men work the job.
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