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Reminders from FEMA on Avoiding Holiday Scams and Frauds

Monday December 20, 2021 03:28 pm - 756 Views - Posted By Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness
Reminders from FEMA on Avoiding Holiday Scams and Frauds

Don’t let fraud or scams steal the joy of the holiday season from you. Be aware that con artists and criminals may try to steal money or personal information from you through fraud, scams or identity theft.

  • Remember to ask to see a FEMA ID badge.
  • Know that no one from FEMA will ask you for money.
  • FEMA will not contact you unless you have called FEMA first or applied for assistance.
  • FEMA inspectors will never ask you for your registration number.
  • FEMA does not hire or endorse specific contractors to fix homes or recommend repairs.

Click here for more information.

To report scams, fraud, and identity theft contact:

  • FEMA’s toll-free Disaster Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721
  • Office of the Attorney General Consumer Protection Section
    P.O. Box 94005, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9005
    Fax: 225-326-6499 
  • Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors at https://arlspublic.lslbc.louisiana.gov/Home/Index
  • Local law enforcement agencies.

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