November 10, 2023
In areas hit hard by Hurricane Ian, signs popped up all across the region warning that it was against the law to do contracting work without a license.
But some ignored those warnings, selling their services as plumbers, electricians or construction experts without a license.
Since August, three Southwest Florida residents have been the subject of four complaints by the state's Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) for performing construction work in Lee and Collier counties without a license.
At least two of the men misrepresented someone else's license as their own to the customers.