OKLAHOMA CITY – A neighbourhood roofing company said a person is attempting to thieve their cellphone wide variety, even contacting potential clients and harassing them for business.
“It’s very frightening because of we paintings our butts off,” stated Lifestyle Home Improvement proprietor, Jeremy Shaevitz.
Shaevitz has owned his business for nearly ten years now. However, he stated he’s in no way treated some thing like this before.
“We’ve been getting lots of calls. This is just page after web page,” Shaevitz stated.
He said someone is the use of his corporation’s phone range to pose as every other roofing enterprise. The telemarketer will trap the capacity customer on the phone to installation an appointment so a roofer can look at their home, then scam them out of their cash.
“They’re announcing they are Oklahoma Roofing Contractors and Inspections. So, they’re now not saying they are Lifestyle Home Improvement, but it’s coming from our number,” Shaevitz stated.
Shaevitz stated the calls started some days in the past, and now he’s had a couple of humans calling and asking to be taken off their “calling listing.” But he said his organization would in no way bloodless-call a client.
“With all the storms that simply got here though, Edmond just were given hit, all over the kingdom virtually is dealing with hail harm. So, that is the time human beings come through and start scamming Oklahoman’s,” Shaevitz said.
Now with typhoon season upon us, it’s critical to ensure the enterprise you’re managing for hail damage repairs is certified and legitimate.
“We don’t ask for any cash up front. We placed your roof on first after which we ask for the first test. So, we pay for the whole lot up the front. Anybody that asks for a take a look at or cash up the front, don’t believe them,” Shaevitz said.
The business enterprise is offering a coins reward for data main to the arrest of who is the usage of their quantity.