Police warn of driveway paving scam

East Providence Police

The East Providence Police Department is warning the public about a driveway paving scam.

Police said residents should watch out for someone offering to pave your driveway at a discount. The person may say they have extra asphalt, but police said there's no such thing.

Police said if someone accepts the offer, people and equipment may appear on the victim's property. Police said the scammer clams a mistake was made and the victim ends up owing thousands of dollars.

Police said the invoice won't include a company name and the scammer may try to escort the victim to the bank.

Police told NBC 10 that there aware of at least one report in the city.