Natural disasters like hurricanes, floods and tornados can cause tremendous damage. There are some simple steps you can take now to get ready for the next disaster. Read our tips to find out what North Carolina consumers can do to be prepared.
Picking up the pieces after a disaster can be very difficult, especially when unscrupulous scammers prey on disaster victims. Most businesses work hard to help their community in a time of need, but con artists often travel to areas that have been hit by a disaster to take advantage of consumers. Learn how to avoid con artists and find legitimate home repair and tree removal help after a storm or other disaster.
You can also find out about North Carolina's law against price gouging and when it applies.
The threat of hurricanes to our coast can interrupt vacation plans. Learn what your rights are as a consumer if this happens to you.
We Can Help
If you’ve been the victim of a disaster-related scam, file a complaint
or call us toll free within North Carolina at 1-877-5-NO-SCAM.