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Alert: Impostors Use Plano Logo to Offer ‘Storm Assistance’

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    The City of Plano wants residents to know a Facebook page called 'Plano Storm Advisory' has no connection to the city. The website uses an old version of the city's logo and offers storm assistance, but Plano says it's 'pure deception' and has contacted Facebook to remove the page.

    (Published Wednesday, May 17, 2017)

    The City of Plano tweeted out a warning to be on the lookout for impostors.

    A page called "Plano Storm Advisory" is using an old version of the city's logo and offering storm assistance.

    A Facebook post asks people to fill out a survey. When you hit submit, it takes you to a website for Texas Roofing Professionals. But this page has no connection to the city.

    Plano officials say an apparent roofing company is behind this. They called it “pure deception” and say the company is in violation of a code ordinance for using a trademarked logo that doesn't belong to them.

    City officials have contacted Facebook administrators about the scam. They're also sending a cease and desist letter to the company.