How to avoid being a victim of construction fraud.
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Published by Construction Contractors Board, Oregon State Police, Construction Fraud Task Force in Salem, OR .
Written in English


  • Construction industry -- Oregon.,
  • Fraud -- Oregon -- Prevention.

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ContributionsOregon. Construction Contractors Board., Oregon. Construction Fraud Task Force.
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Pagination7 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL16093316M

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