Some superstorm Sandy victims say they've encountered unscrupulous contractors. (credit: CBS 2)

Sandy Victims Say They’re Being Scammed By Contractors

Some Breezy Point residents say they’re being ripped off by the people they hired to help them rebuild.


Superstorm Sandy debris on Long Island (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Mangano: 61 Contractors Arrested For Working Without Licenses

“We had one contractor who was knocking on doors collecting money to do Sandy recovery work. He would do a little bit of the work and then move on,” County Consumer Affairs Commissioner Madalyn Farley said.


Debris from superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

State Investigating Some Nassau County Offices Over Sandy Clean-Up Efforts

The probe will look into how Sandy contracts were awarded and how contractors performed.


NJ TRANSIT Sandy Damage - Meadows Maintenance Complex - Car Shop

NJ TRANSIT Approves $17 Million To Continue Post-Sandy Repairs

NJ TRANSIT on Wednesday approved $17 million in contracts for companies that are already involved in post-Superstorm Sandy repair work.


Home Construction

Ask Asa: When Home Construction Goes Wrong

Navigating through the process of home construction can be a daunting task. While consumers do have rights, there are also ways for contractors to seek recourse when things go wrong.


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Ask Asa: Avoiding Home Contracting Scams

Every spring roving repair contractors show up at doors in the tri-state area. The offer roof and chimney repairs, among other pieces of handiwork. But the “repairs” are often short-lived and over-priced, costing the consumer even more to repair again down the road.