Spring con men: The crabgrass of contractors
McHenry County Undersheriff Andrew Zinke can name numerous ways residents have been approached by con men.
The accounts range from supposed relatives calling and asking for money to people offering to pave a driveway for $1,000 but charging $10,000 to $15,000, he said.
Warmer weather brings new opportunities to be scammed, according to the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and northern Illinois.
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