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CLEARWATER, FL, October 06, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- 49th Street Bail Bonds launches their online guide informing consumers on how to avoid being scammed after a major storm. Lori Ponder, owner of 49th Street Bail Bonds, states, "After enduring a hurricane, loss of air conditioning, loss of food, damaged property, and sleepless nights, the last thing that Florida residents need is a scam artist trying to take advantage of them. Unfortunately, natural disasters often bring out these scam artists. Our online guide offers examples of scams along with tips on how to prevent being a victim of a scam artist so that people can protect themselves."
The online guide can be accessed at http://49thstreetbailbonds.com/hurricane-scammers/
This guide provides examples of scams along with helpful tips to prevent being scammed. Examples in the online guide include:
- Do not hire a person that knocks at the door and claims to be a contractor. Only hire a person that is licensed, insured, and bonded.
- Do not pay for repairs upfront.
- Beware robocalls making claims such as insurance coverage has laxed and needs to be paid now
- Make sure a charity is legitimate before donating money to it. Many scam artists establish fake pages or charities in order to make money
- If there was damage to home or property, then contact the insurance company first
- Document all damage with photos, videos, written descriptions (whatever it takes)
- Ask for references and check with the Better Business Bureau before hiring anyone
49th Street Bail Bonds hopes their tips can prevent consumers from being scammed and taken advantage of.
49th Street Bail Bonds is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year to assist with the bail bond process. If a loved one needs to be bailed out of jail for theft, fraud, domestic violence, assault, or any other charge, please call 727-592-0000 to start the bail bond process.
All of the bail bond agents at 49th Street Bail Bonds are licensed and experienced. They are ready to assist a client navigate the ins and outs of the bail bond process and criminal justice system. Assisting with paperwork, explaining the bail bond process, and answering questions about the criminal justice system are a few of the services that their bail bond agents can provide.
Ponder adds, "Being in jail can be an unnerving experience. Our bail bond agents believe in treating each of our clients with the utmost respect and professionalism. We pride ourselves on our customer service."
This Clearwater based bail bond agency offers bond for all of Pinellas county. 49th Street Bail Bonds has also helped clients living in or near Clearwater, Tampa, St. Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Largo, Madeira Beach, Seminole, Bay Pines, and Indian Rocks Beach. This bail bond agency is also licensed to post bail throughout the state of Florida and with affiliated agents across the United States.
49th Street Bail Bonds is located at 12211 49th Street North, Suite #2, in Clearwater, Florida. The office is just south of the Pinellas County Jail, also known as the 49th Street Jail. To learn more about 49th Street Bail Bonds, please visit online at http://49thstreetbailbonds.com/. To start the bail bond process, please call 727-592-0000. Call today!
49th Street Bail Bonds wants to protect consumers from being scammed. This Clearwater, FL based bail bond agency bails clients out of jail for numerous charges including DUI and domestic violence. To learn more, please call 727-592-0000 or visit online at http://49thstreetbailbonds.com.
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