UPDATE 06/29/17 at 12:35 p.m.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – An agreement was reached between the Attorney General of W.Va. and a roofing company in Putnam County and its owners who were accused of misleading consumers and receiving money for work that was never completed.
According to a press release, the settlement bans Great Finishes LLC and its owners David and Stacy Brinegar from any future contract work, imposes a civil penalty of $ 5,000, and provides reimbursements for the remaining victims.
“We don’t tolerate bad actors here,” said Attorney General Patrick Morrisey. “When someone breaks the law or takes advantage of our citizens, we make sure that justice is guaranteed.”
The lawsuit alleged Great Finishes never returned to complete five roofing jobs for which it received at least $ 22,964.80 in down payments, and owed approximately $ 15,000 for work the company failed to complete.
The lawsuit also alleged that Great Finishes failed to properly announce a three-day notice of termination or its contractor’s license number within the contracts, complete the work by the promised date, and conduct business in a fraudulent and fraudulent manner.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A Putnam County roofing company and its owners were charged with misleading customers in order to get money for work that was never completed.
According to West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morissey, David and Stacy Brinegar of Scott Depot and their company Great Finishes LLC were accused of having obtained through false deception.
“We enforce the law against all businesses large and small,” said Attorney General Morrisey. “If people want to do business here, they have to follow the rules.”
The complaint from the AG’s office alleges that the company accepted down payments to replace and repair roofs without completing the work.
In the lawsuit, the company was accused of never returning to complete five roofing jobs. Great Finishes LLC received more than $ 22,000 in down payments for these jobs.
The jobs were in St. Albans, Oak Hill, Dunbar, and Huntington.
In Huntington’s disease, a woman paid more than $ 9,500 for no work and received a 25% refund in July when the lawsuit was filed.
The lawsuit accused Great Finishes of failing to provide a three-day notice period or the contractor’s license number within the contracts, to complete the work by the promised date, and to conduct business in a fraudulent and fraudulent manner.