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Baton Rouge contractor arrested, reportedly committed fraud against flood victim
BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge contractor was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly failed to make repairs on a flood victim’s home. According to arrest records, Joseph Armant, 35, owner of RJ Custom Home & Interior, Inc., was arrested after a complaint was …
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Corruption watchdog to probe alleged TAFE scam involving V/Line
The alleged scam involving an educational contractor may have ripped off dozens of regional Victorian students and potentially cost the state millions. The Independent Broad-Based Anti-Corruption Commission said on Tuesday it would hold public hearings for …
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Engineers Ireland welcomes plan for new register of contractors
Engineers Ireland has said that it welcomes the Irish government’s plan for a statutory register of builders and contractors. The Irish government … It will also provide a forum for the investigation of complaints against registered members and the …
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El Mirage contractors accused of fraud, theft: Have you seen them?
Unlicensed contractors, Hugo Juarez Zaragoza and Rafaela Juarez … The AZROC says it has received 23 complaints about the couple since 2010, with contracts totaling more than $ 100,000. Rafaela is known to go by the aliases Ana and Lisa.
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To make civic contractors accountable, BMC to feed their data in internal system
In a bid to make civic contractors accountable in the wake of the road and desilting scams that rocked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the civic body has decided to feed all the data related to the contractors’ performance in its internal system.
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Why does WikiLeaks keep publishing U.S. state secrets? Private contractors.
So contractors have been responsible for at least five major … Lately it has been silent as it awaits the results of an external review of its security practices by former FBI director Robert Mueller, whom it hired for the probe.) The case of Martin …
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The “Right” Way to Choose a Contractor
Not pre-screening the contractor Not getting everything in writing Getting ahead on your payment schedule When it comes to pre-screening, King says as soon as you find a company, you can go online and look them up on review sites such as Angie’s list …
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Idaho, contractors offer free training in operating heavy equipment
To boost interest, the ITD and Associated General Contractors of America will offer a three-week heavy equipment operator school June 8-30 in Rathdrum. It’s free, including lodging, for up to 20 people, even if they live outside Idaho. Program managers …
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Wyoming County contractor facing fraud charge
WARSAW, NY – A Wyoming County contractor is facing a fraud charge for allegedly not completing work he was paid to do. Investigators says Dennis N. Rawleigh, Jr. received over $ 15,000 in payments from a Gainsville resident to perform work on two houses.
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As communities clean up from wind storm beware of contractor scams
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) – Strong winds left destruction across Western New York and the day after the storm, contractors are assessing the damage and beginning to make repairs. As the work begins, what should consumers look for to ensure the job is done right?
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Contractor Pleads in Tribal Fraud
46-year-old Billings contractor Kevin McGovern pleaded guilty on Wednesday to wire fraud and to theft from an Indian tribal organization– federal crimes accusing him and two of his former companies of defrauding the Chippewa Cree Tribe in north central …
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Contractor says different method ordered to be used in final round of Toyosu groundwater survey
The metropolitan government said it requested the contractor to take the unusual step because the well did not have enough water after the pre-survey discharge. The results of the ninth round have led the metropolitan government to order an additional survey.
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Contractor booked for causing death
But Asthankar ignored this and as a result, Raut’s two-wheeler had skidded and he sustained … Raut’s death and found that he died due to negligence on the part of the road contractor.DSP (traffic) Smartna Patil said Asthankar, 29, a resident of Gopal …
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Road contractor booked for causing death of youth negligently
As a result, Ashish lost balance over his bike and fell on the … During investigation, police found that the road contractor had not installed caution board or had not made any safety arrangement at the dug up ditch. The negligence on the part of the …
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Meadville contractor sentenced for home improvement fraud gets charged again
FRANKLIN— A Meadville-area building contractor already sentenced to state prison for home improvement fraud in Crawford County now is charged with bilking a Venango County couple out of more than $ 12,000. Chad M. Eckenrode, 36, of Meadville is scheduled …
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Supply bitumen to contractors, Kerala government tells local bodies
The department has received complaints alleging that bitumen smuggling is rampant. Thiruvananthapuram: The government has ordered the local bodies to supply bitumen to contractors for road works costing less than Rs 30 lakh. The contractors find it …
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After the storm: spotting bad contractors
SAN ANTONIO – Roof and tree contractors are swarming the neighborhoods hardest hit by Sunday night’s tornadoes. Some are legit. Others are just looking for a quick buck, and their high-pressure sales tactics work best when homeowners are still shell …
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When severe weather hits, protect yourself against bad contractors
SAN ANTONIO – Unfortunately, it happens whenever severe weather hits. Opportunistic roofers and repair crews swarm into damaged neighborhoods looking for work. News 4 Trouble Shooter Jaie Avila explains how to protect yourself from being victimized twice.
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Uber’s Run Of Bad News Just Got Waymo Worse
Uber continues to reel from a series of bad news, capped by accusations from Alphabet (GOOGL … and worked in a gray area of labor laws (are Uber drivers employees or contractors?). That’s been successful in no small extent because Uber is popular …
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Local Contractor Scams Customers
Residents be ware of a business man named Vincent Smith who goes by the company name A-1 Remodeling, A-1 Windows and Door, Chicago Handyman, A-1 Glass man, or Vince’s Window Service. He is currently living around the 800 block of Lake Street and does …
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Ask the Expert: How do I select the right contractor for my home remodeling project?
Call the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs (by calling 311) or visit their website at www.nyc.gov/dca to make sure the contractor you are considering is licensed. Call the Better Business Bureau to see if there have been any consumer complaints made on …
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US Federal Contractors – US Federal Contractors They lied, they cheated, and then they tried blackmail St. Petersburg, Nationwide
This is the best way to manage and repair your business reputation. Hiding negative complaints is only a Band-Aid. Consumers want to see how a business took care of business. All business will get complaints. How those businesses take care of those …
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Procurement Perspectives: Assessing a contractor’s performance in government
One of the basic objectives of any contractor performance review is to provide an underpinning for enhancing the quality assurance aspects of the contractor-owner relationship. Another basic goal of performance assessment is to encourage a contractor to …
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State Dept. of Insurance warns against home repair scams
You may also have your contractor at the inspection or have the contractor review the adjuster’s report before settling the claim. Don’t accept an unfair settlement. Most adjusters can provide proof-of-loss forms if you need to file a flood insurance …
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Wrong Fort Worth Home Gutted And Stripped After Contractor Makes Mistakes
Police don’t intend to charge the contractor since he had no intention of stealing anything, and are leaving it up to him and the Beckelmans to settle the matter. Lelia said “He feels really bad and is willing to make us whole and restore things.
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City gets tough on shoddy contractors after firefighter’s death
If she’s right, developers and general contractors will also have their licenses suspended or revoked. “These type of bad contractors [who] do this work — they all seem to know each other. They all seem to kind of run in a pack,” she said.
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