Stettler, Alberta – Stettler RCMP would like to remind those living in rural areas of a scam commonly known as ‘Gypsy Pavers’. Typically, a contractor will attend a residence in the rural area telling the property owner that their paving company has extra material from another job and would be willing to pave on the property for a discount.
The work is completed but to a poor standard that doesn’t last as expected. When the property owner attempts to confront the company or get their money back, they are unable to track the company rep down.
Stettler RCMP urges rural property owners to use discretion in dealing with unknown contractor’s offering ‘deals’. Seek out references and previous clientele to ensure you’re dealing with an upstanding company/contractor.