A Lafayette man was arrested Friday in link with a household enhancement fraud situation out of St. Landry Parish.
The Sheriff’s Business office claims that 48-calendar year-old Albert George Johnson was arrested pursuing an investigation that commenced in February 2020.
In accordance to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, Detectives were being notified on February 23, 2020 to a residential contractor fraud incident.
On more investigation, it was identified that the target allegedly entered into a contractual agreement with Johnson, who is discovered as the owner of Alliance Covenant Portray, LLC.
The target advised deputies that Johnson had allegedly agreed to rework the victim’s home and acquired an first payment on September 21, 2019. The transform began the following working day. Deputies say Johnson continued to get payment for labor and product from the victim but only sporadically labored at the victim’s home.
Johnson last worked at the residence on December 20, 2019 and did not comprehensive the rework.
The full quantity the victim paid out to Johnson was $14,200, which provided substance and labor for the remodeling task.
Deputies say both of those the sufferer and detectives built a lot of makes an attempt to get in touch with Albert Johnson in regards to the remodel, but were unsuccessful.
On August 27, 2021, Johnson was booked at the St. Landry Parish Jail and billed with home improvement fraud.
His bond was established at $3,500.
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