Authorities in at the very least two counties are seeking for a Somerset County male on rates that involve accepting a $25,000 down payment for dwelling advancement on a residence in East Wheatfield Township and in no way completing any work.
Justin Supanick, 44, of Grey, Somerset County, has been charged with a felony under the Household Enhancement Fraud Act by the Indiana County Detective Bureau.
Detective Michael Schmidt claimed Supanick, as owner of Supanick Contracting, approved the payment on Dec. 20, 2020.
Charges have been filed with Blairsville Magisterial District Decide Robert Steele Bell Sr., on two 3rd-diploma felony counts, a bogus statement to induce settlement for property improvement providers, and theft by deception employing a fake effect.
If he is convicted, Supanick faces up to 7 a long time in prison, up to a $15,000 high-quality, and payment of restitution to the sufferer.
Supanick also was involved in a civil scenario filed in April in Somerset County, wherever Windber Magisterial District Choose William E. Seger ruled for the plaintiff.
On June 6, Seger awarded a Central Town guy a default judgment of $12,212.25.
Schmidt explained any person with awareness of Supanick’s whereabouts can make contact with the Indiana County District Attorney’s Drug/Criminal offense Tipline at (724) 471-7777, or by distributing a idea at the DA’s CrimeWatch www.indianada.org internet site.
Schmidt claimed recommendations might be made anonymously.
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