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A pedestrian walks by a mobile home that shifted off of its foundation at a mobile home park following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Napa Officials Warn Residents Of Scams As They Look To Rebuild Following Earthquake

Two contractors have already been busted for trying to pull scams on residents who are looking to rebuild.

09/10/2014

A pedestrian walks by a mobile home that shifted off of its foundation at a mobile home park following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Residents Rebuilding From Napa Earthquake Urged To Beware Of Contractor Scams

Napa Valley residents making repairs to their homes following the 6.0-magnitude earthquake that struck near American Canyon early Sunday should only hire California-licensed contractors to avoid being scammed.

08/25/2014

Sweetheart Swindler Arrested

‘Sweetheart Swindler’ Caught In Undercover Sting Targeting Unlicensed Contractors

An undercover sting to catch unlicensed contractors netted an unlikely suspect this week — Samantha Pham, a woman known as the ‘Sweetheart Swindler.’

07/18/2014

construction, workers, roof

San Jose Contractors Busted In Sting Operation

State investigators posing as homeowners in San Jose busted 12 people for violating California’s home improvement and consumer protection laws.

11/23/2011

(AP)

California Legislature Looking To Help Out Solar Companies

In the wake of Fremont-based Solyndra’s demise, the state legislature is trying to give California solar companies a push and level the playing field.

09/07/2011

(CBS)

SF Man Accused Of Posing As Contractor, Not Paying Workers

A man accused of posing as a licensed contractor and bilking a homeowner and day laborers out of thousands of dollars was arraigned on multiple felony counts.

CBS San Francisco–04/11/2011

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