Alert: Watch out for springtime scams

Alert: Watch out for springtime scams

Homeowner James Van Gorder is out $5,000, scammed by a bad contractor.

"That was $5,000 they got from me, but, they didn't get that second check, thank God," Van Gorder told WOIO.

Arlita Rose attended a senior citizen scam prevention meeting so she can spot if something sounds too good to be true. "When someone is dealing with your income, you think 'are they taking advantage of me?'"

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