The Real Deal Miami

Broward sting operation leads to 18 arrests of unlicensed contractors

May 24, 2011 03:04PM


The Broward County Sheriff’s Office arrested 18 unlicensed contractors who had claimed to be home-repair specialists as part of a recent sting operation. Many of them had criminal backgrounds. According to the Sun Sentinel, regulators say the number of unlicensed workers in South Florida is on the rise, and homeowners should be on alert when hiring contractors to do repairs.