Jackson Officials Warn of Scammers Following Severe Floods

Officials are warning residents of communities affected by flooding to be vigilant for scammers attempting to take advantage of disaster victims, The Jackson Sun reports. Jackson Madison County EMA Director Marty Clements said Madison County residents have fallen victim to these types of scams in the past, mostly perpetrated by people posing as construction workers and clean-up crews. The agency also encourages people to check business references, make sure companies doing work for them are registered with the county and speak with insurance companies before getting work done.
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