Carlisle contractor receives probation for dwelling improvement fraud

CARLISLE, Pa. — A Cumberland County contractor will serve 7 decades of probation soon after pleading responsible to several counts of residence advancement fraud, the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Business introduced Wednesday.

Mike Kalinich, of Carlisle, was also purchased to pay out extra than $75,000 in restitution to his 8 victims by Judge Jessica E. Brewbaker through Tuesday’s sentencing hearing, prosecutors stated.

A State Police investigation decided Kalinich utilised Facebook to conduct his organization. He agreed to do house advancement function for just about every of his eight victims, accepted payment, but did not full the perform or pay out his victims back again.

 “Our workplace is delighted with the result of this situation and will carry on to prosecute contractors who acquire gain of the citizens of Cumberland County,” Cumberland County District Legal professional Sean McCormack mentioned. “The District Attorney’s Office environment encourages the public to be vigilant and exploration contractors and homebuilders before employing and exchanging funds.”

The conditions were being prosecuted by Initially Assistant District Attorney Courtney Hair LaRue and was investigated by Trooper John Boardman of the Pennsylvania Condition Police in Carlisle.

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