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FEMA warns residents about potential scammers

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After concerns from residents, FEMA wants to make people aware of potential scammers.

A FEMA spokesperson says to be aware of people posing as contractors or people requesting money upfront to speed up the FEMA process.

The organization says that if you encounter a FEMA official to ask for their photo ID.

If you receive a call or email, do not give out personal information.

There is a Disaster Recovery Center set up at the Boardman Administration building for people seeking low-interest loans.

Any residents that believe they have been the victim of fraud can call the National Center for Disaster Fraud Hotline at 1-866-720-5721.

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