Updated: Nov 1
SCAMMED by a Home Renovation Contractor?
Can it affect your Health and Well being ?
Getting scammed by a renovation contractor can have significant psychological effects on individuals and families. These effects can vary from person to person, but common psychological consequences may include:
Emotional Distress: Scam victims often experience a range of negative emotions, such as anger, frustration, betrayal, and disappointment. They may feel humiliated and taken advantage of.
Anxiety and Stress: The financial losses and the uncertainty that comes with being scammed can lead to heightened anxiety and stress. Victims may worry about their financial security and their ability to complete the renovation.
Trust Issues: Being scammed by a contractor can erode one's trust in others. This can make it difficult to trust future contractors, businesses, or even friends and family members.
Depression: The financial loss and the feeling of being deceived can lead to depression in some cases. Victims may feel overwhelmed by the situation and struggle with feelings of hopelessness.
Impact on Self-Esteem: Scam victims might blame themselves for the situation, leading to a drop in self-esteem and self-worth.
Physical Health Effects: The stress and emotional toll of being scammed can manifest in physical symptoms like headaches, sleep disturbances, and even exacerbate preexisting health conditions.
Financial Impact: Apart from the immediate financial loss, being scammed can lead to long-term financial instability, impacting one's ability to meet financial goals and potentially leading to debt.
n: Some victims may withdraw from social interactions, fearing judgment or pity from friends and family. This social isolation can further exacerbate the psychological impact.
Legal and Administrative Burden: Dealing with the aftermath of a scam, such as reporting it to authorities or pursuing legal action, can be emotionally draining and time-consuming.
Cynicism: After being scammed, some individuals may develop a more cynical and suspicious outlook on the world, making it harder for them to trust others.
It's important for individuals who have been scammed to seek support, both from friends and family and potentially from professionals, such as therapists or counselors. Reporting the scam to local law enforcement and relevant consumer protection agencies can also help in addressing the issue and potentially preventing others from falling victim to the same scam.
WHAT CAN YOU DO ?
What can you do to get your Money Back ? Its insane to know that Police would not step in or intervene after you been scammed thousands of your Hard earned money rather, you will be advise to take legal proceedings which will cost you thousands of dollars and precious time without the Guarantee of recouping your money.
In my experience I was advice to move on and Take my Financial loss and Mental sufferings as lesson learned. because, it will be hard to get my money back if you go to court and sue these contractors.
In some sense you are left on your own !
Thus, a lot of Victims do not pursue Legal Actions. "FRUSTRATING" when the System that suppose to Protect you wont do anything to Punish such Bad actors doing egregious things to innocent HOME OWNERS..
" Imagine you in a candy store and taking a $2.00 Chocolate Bar without paying"
Police can lock you up" but a home renovator taking thousands of Dollars can walk freely
and scam others again, Our Justice system is guilty of Encouraging such a Deviant action and that is INSANE .
Here is why I'm, creating a list of "SCUMBAGCONTRACTOR".
SCUMBAGCONTRACTOR will compile a list of Bad Contractors
that can be use as a info. resource that people can use or access to avoid hiring a SCAMBAG CONTRACTORS.
LET'S EXPOSE THESE SCUMBAGS !!
PLEASE EMAIL US YOUR EXPERIENCE AND LETS EXPOSE THESE SCAMMERS
"EVIL PEOPLE PREVAIL WHEN GOOD PEOPLE FAIL TO TAKE RIGHTOUS ACTION"
Email us at SCUMBAGCONTRACTOR@GMAIL.COM
Tell us your experience and will add them to our list of "SCUMBAGCONTRACTORS"
That people can access as a info. resource.
LETS TAKE ACTION NOW !!
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A POSITIVE CHANGE BY EXPOSING THESE