Costs: Man swindled much more than 40 MN victims out of nearly $1M

An Albertville guy with a heritage of getting payments for residence transforming get the job done that he never ever carried out has been charged once more.

Richard Patrick Wooton, 53, is accused of defrauding far more than 40 victims out of about $980,000. He faces a single felony-stage depend of theft by swindle. If convicted, Wooton faces a maximum sentence of 20 decades in jail and/or a $100,000 high-quality.

He was arrested on Tuesday, but produced from custody on Wednesday soon after his $500,000 bond was posted.

In accordance to the prison complaint, 35 owners ended up amid the victims immediately after they contracted Crossroads Reworking, LLC for dwelling remodeling projects.