When a hurricane brings scammers knocking, ‘you are the best protection against fraud’

Hurricane Ian brought the deadliest destruction Florida has seen in years, and with it, likely billions of dollars in damages. Florida officials and property insurers are warning people left vulnerable after the storm to not become victims twice and fall prey to common scams. Following Ian, Attorney General Ashley Moody dispatched consumer protection investigators to newly-opened Disaster Recovery Centers in Southwest Florida. The centers are located in Shannon Staub Library in Sarasota County and Joseph P.D. Alessandro Office Complex and Lakes Regional Library in Lee County. Investigators will be there daily, distributing information about how to spot, avoid and report scams, and

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