Crime

3 Men Sentenced for Stealing 1.8 Million from Baker Roofing Company

Raleigh, North Carolina–  Three defendants were sentenced on Monday, May 3, 2022 for conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States in connection with a fraudulent invoicing scheme that targeted Baker Roofing Company (BRC).  Defendants were ordered to pay restitution of $1,850,442 to the company and received the following sentences: George William Garven, of …

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Philly Roofer Murders Customer

Philadelphia, PA —  The District Attorney has charged a roofer in connection to a body that was found in a burning vehicle in a South Philadelphia parking lot. Luis Cruz, 39, is charged with murder, arson, possession of a firearm, possession of an instrument of crime, obstruction of justice, abuse of corpse and tampering with …

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Scamming a Scammer

Scams targeting contractors can come in a variety of forms through email, text, phone, and even social media.  Being able to recognize scams and avoid them (or report them) can help save valuable time and money. There are different types of scams.  Some “scams” are from actual businesses, but the services they offer don’t always …

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Scam Targeting Roofers

Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada-   At least 3 roofing companies were recently targeted by a fraudulent email regarding a roof replacement. The companies each received an email that requested an estimate for replacing a roof on a recently sold house.  The sender had an American phone number, and made the claim he got information about the …

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Con Artist Uses Business Names Similar To Legit Roofer

Ottowa, Canada.  Convicted criminal Philip “Slippery Phil” Slobodzian has used a number of business names that include word “Dynamic” when he has repeatedly ripped-off customers and other businesses. This has been causing problems for businessman Miles Prescott, owner of Dynamic Roofing, who has been making an honest living for more than 20 years in the same area.  Story …

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