An Attack on The Vulnerable
With hurricane season in full swing, it’s a good idea to learn how to protect yourself from so-called “storm chaser” scam artists. Reduce your vulnerability and stay vigilant.
After Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, the Justice Department created a special task force to crack down on storm-chaser scams. A Justice Department spokeswoman said more than 1,400 people have been prosecuted for Katrina-related fraud.