Barron Co. Sheriff's Department warning Cumberland residents of - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News, Weather, and Sports

Barron Co. Sheriff's Department warning Cumberland residents of hail damage scam

Posted:

Barron Co. (News Release) - The Sheriff's Department has been receiving several calls from residents in the Cumberland area complaining of calls from a company stating that they will be at their residence at a certain time to give them an estimate due to the recent hail damage in the area.

We believe this to be a scam. Please report these calls to the Sheriff's Department and call us immediately if someone shows up at your house so we can determine if this company is legitimate. We believe that they may calling to see if anyone is at home before they pull in. We are not sure of their intentions and a name we have been given is Total Construction. We don't believe this is a real business name. After Monday's call, no one showed up at the time given.

-Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald
Barron County Sheriff's Department

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WQOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's pubic inspection file should contact News Director Dan Schillinger at 715-852-5920. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.