A couple of weeks ago my wife received a call on her cell phone. It was someone from a roofing company that wanted to set up an appointment to come by and look at our roof. I know companies do marketing on the phone to set up appointments but this just didn't sound right. We set a time and date for the guy to come by but, lo and behold, he didn't show up.
When tragedies such as Hurricane Harvey strike, people want to help out as much as possible. Unfortunately, scammers often use these events for selfish purposes, trying to scam good-hearted people out of money and resources.