Preventing Contractor Fraud

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Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.  After answering your door, a self-proclaimed arborist says he was passing through and noticed the dead tree in your front yard.  He claims that he can cut it down for you tomorrow and haul away the debris but first, he’ll need a $50 deposit to secure his services.  He hands you a business card, and you notice the company name printed on his truck. 

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