PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: There have been reports of an
out of state paving company in the area. Often these companies scam
people by not providing the thickness of pavement agreed upon, take payment and not perform the
agreed upon work, and greatly inflate the price of work to be performed. Often
times elderly citizens are victimized by these types of companies.
To learn more, Google "Irish Traveler Paving Scams"
as well as "Traveling Paving Company Scams". The Better Business Bureau will be
putting out a press release soon to warn consumers as well. These companies
usually have trucks with out of state plates and more times than not do not have
proper business licenses for Washington State.
If you are contacted by one of these companies you
are urged to contact the Better Business Bureau to ensure they are a licensed,
legitimate company. If you do have elderly family or friends, especially in
remote areas of Spokane County, please make sure they are aware these types of
companies tend to frequent our area every spring and they tend to target the