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Schneiderman issues tips to avoid scams when hiring contractors

Following Flooding On Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, Schneiderman Encourages Consumers To Stay Vigilant When Hiring Help

Schneiderman: Homeowners Should Know Their Rights, And Contractors Must Obey The Law

In light of recent flooding along the Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River shoreline, leaving many property owners with a huge mess, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today released a list of tips for consumers to avoid being scammed. As property owners begin to hire contractors to repair the damage, Attorney General Schneiderman is reminding them to be vigilant when selecting a contractor and to insist that all contracts contain terms and conditions that are required by law to protect consumers from unscrupulous contractors. (more…)

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