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Public Service Announcement: Contractor and Construction Fraud

Source: North Bay Disaster Fraud Task Force, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Contractors State License Board The North Bay Disaster Fraud Task Force has received indications that contractor and/or construction fraud could be occurring in the North Bay Area, as part of the recovery efforts following the wildfire disaster. Contractor fraud involves illegal acts committed by … Continued

Fraudsters Impersonating EPA, Calling Citizens

The U.S. EPA has been alerted that people affected by the Northern California fires may be receiving fraudulent calls from individuals posing as U.S. EPA staff and asking for financial information or offering grant awards. EPA is NOT asking for personal financial information like Social Security numbers or bank account numbers and is only contacting … Continued

Additional Food Buying Assistance for Wildfire Survivors

Additional Food Buying Assistance for Wildfire Survivors (source: Cal OES News Center) Households impacted by recent wildfires in Northern California could be eligible for help buying food through USDA’s Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP), the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) announced today. Those who may not normally be eligible for … Continued

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