Jeremy Meyer of Fargo, doing enterprise as JM Development & Design, in addition to Cody Fleckenstein of New Salem, doing enterprise as Prefab Plus, LLC, violated shopper fraud and contracting legal guidelines. The Shopper Safety division of the lawyer basic’s workplace has obtained civil judgments towards each contractors.
Meyer took advance funds from a number of householders in Mercer and Burleigh counties for plumbing set up, transforming and roofing and siding tasks, however didn’t full the work or present refunds. The Mercer County District Courtroom issued a judgment that features $18,000 in restitution and $eight,500 in civil penalties, charges and prices. The courtroom banned Meyer from working as a contractor for at the very least three years.
In a separate legal case, Meyer was ordered to pay a further $35,000 in restitution.
Fleckenstein, in the meantime, took advance funds for constructing prefabrication work from a number of individuals in Burleigh and Morton counties, however didn’t ship the supplies or do the work usually. The Morton County District County issued a judgment towards him for $ninety two,four hundred in restitution, civil penalties and lawyer charges.
Fleckenstein is banned from doing any contracting work for no less than 5 years. A number of different individuals have filed civil lawsuits towards Fleckenstein alleging comparable violations.
Stenehjem reminded householders to ensure contractors they rent are correctly licensed.