CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A West Virginia home improvement contractor is accused of never starting fencing projects despite pocketing more than $11,000 in down payments.
A lawsuit filed by Attorney General Patrick Morrisey seeks to block Precision Fence and Floors operator Adam Parsons from doing future contracting work in the state. It also seeks restitution and penalties.
The lawsuit says at least five consumers were bilked by the Wheeling-based business. Each project involved the installation of outdoor fencing at homes in West Virginia or Ohio. Morrisey says Parsons never provided refunds.
The lawsuit accuses Parsons of unfair or deceptive practices, failing to begin or complete work by the date promised and failure to notify consumers of the three-day right to cancel.
A message left with Precision Fence and Floors wasn't immediately returned Thursday evening.