December 4, 2023


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Mill Corridor contractor billed with household advancement fraud | News

Antes Fort, Pa. – The proprietor of Pittbull Design in Mill Hall is accused of using $600 from a shopper in Antes Fort but never ever completing any operate, Tiadaghton Valley Regional Law enforcement Department experiences. 

Jason E. Port, 40, was charged with one particular misdemeanor depend each of misleading or fraudulent organization procedures and household advancement fraud, Jan. 4 court information demonstrate.

Officer Jordan Mahosky mentioned a home owner in the 1300 block of South Route 44 Highway, Nippenose Township, gave Port a $600 verify to acquire resources to correct her rubber roof on Dec. 6, 2019.

“On that working day in December [the homeowner] said that she and Jason designed a verbal arrangement to have him fix her rubber roof for $800. Jason stated that he would want about $500-$600 to get the resources,” Mahosky wrote.

The home owner wrote him a look at with “Roof” written in the memo line, which Port reportedly cashed the similar working day. No other paperwork was exchanged amongst the pair, according to police.

“[The homeowner] mentioned that considering the fact that the agreement she has only read from Jason the moment in the spring and at that position he explained ‘some child was to do the work’,” Mahosky wrote.

Port allegedly advised the home owner he would make contact with the child to have the work done but then in no way known as the property owner again.

“[The homeowner] stated that because the spring she has known as Jason 3-4 situations and still left messages but has not gotten a simply call back,” Mahosky wrote.

Port is awaiting a preliminary arraignment by Magisterial District Decide Jerry C. Lepley on Feb. 3.

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