October 20, 2021

BBB warns Roanoke Valley residents of scam involving door-to-door pavers

ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — The Better Business Bureau (BBB) Serving Western Virginia is alerting the public of a scam involving door-to-door pavers.

There has been an increase in reports of door-to-door contractors recently, according to the BBB. Victims have reported duct cleaning and driveway paving scams circulating in parts of Roanoke City, Roanoke County, Rocky Mount, and surrounding areas totaling over $10,000 in monetary losses. 

One man says he was approached by two door-to-door paving contractors. The scam involved a middle-aged man in a grey pick-up truck waiting nearby as his younger partner offered to patch the driveway for a small fee.

The two people are suspected of targeting seniors as younger residents were never approached by the workers.

“If your driveway needs paving or house needs repairs, don’t trust just anyone to do the job, especially if…

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