Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrests four in unlicensed contracting sting

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested four people in the aftermath of Operation Recover, an undercover initiative t...

November 30, 2022
2:36 AM

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested four people in the aftermath of Operation Recover, an undercover initiative to protect citizens from unlicensed contractors in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian.After the devastating property damage caused by the category 4 storm, the sheriff's office planned an investigative effort to identify and arrest individuals engaging in the unlawful practice of contracting without a license and related crimes. When contractors conduct work without appropriate licensing, homeowners can be held liable and face financial and physical risk.

ABC7 Staff