Denham Springs man charged with home improvement fraud

BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) — Baton Rouge Police Department arrested a man for providing fraudulent home improvement services to a local resident.

According to arrest documents, Joseph Scott Hudnall was hired to re-wire all electrical work in a home. The victim said that Hudnall started the electrical work but only completed a small amount of re-wiring in the attic. The victim said that Hudnall stopped working on the house in July of 2019 and stopped answering any phone calls or emails.

Hudnall was paid a total of $12,547 for the incomplete electrical work.

Officials said the victim provided proof of all check paid to Hudnall and copies of proposals.

Hudnall was arrested and booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for residential contractor fraud.

He was released on a $15,000 bond.

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