Ascension Parish officials urge residents to be cautious of FEMA fraud
ASCENSION- Ascension Parish Homeland Security officials are encouraging parish residents to be cautious of any FEMA related fraud.
Officials ask residents to watch for and report any suspicious activities from possible scams and identity thefts.
Ascension Parish officials advise residents that FEMA does not endorse any commercial businesses, products or services, and does not charge for its services.
Parish officials also advise residents that all federal employees have an official badge/ID and residents should ask to see it.
Residents are asked to call the FEMA Disaster Fraud Hotline at 866-720-5721 if fraud is suspected.