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Crete Couple Says Home Repair Contractor Took Over $6,000 And Ran, And A Staffer Looked Familiar From Our Past Stories – CBS Chicago » Scammer News

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CRETE, Ill. (CBS) — This story comes from CBS 2 viewers who want to save you from becoming victims like they did.

A suburban family is out more than $6,000 to supposed contractors. CBS 2’s Tim McNicholas uncovered some information you should know before you think of hiring a contractor.

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If the walls at Donyiel and Terrance Crocker’s house could talk – or at least what’s left of them – they would tell you how the Crockers hired Urban Construction Group to do $2,800 worth of work to their house in Crete.

“They said they were a family owned business,” Donyiel Crocker said. “They seemed reputable.”

The Crockers found Urban on Yelp and on Thumbtack.com.

“The reviews were recent, but they were all good,” Donyiel Crocker said. “We had had some trouble finding a contractor.”

The Crockers agreed to pay $1,400…

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