2 Fayetteville men arrested in home repair scam
The Fayetteville Observer reports that arrest warrants show 23-year-old Brittany Hobbs and 37-year-old Christopher Paul Beard are charged with obtaining property by false pretense, failing to work after paid and conspiracy.
Warrants say the two allegedly told the homeowner that Beard was a licensed contractor and could do plumbing, electrical and heating/air conditioning work. The warrants also said Beard performed the work, while Hobbs acted as the on-site supervisor.
The victims paid the bill of $38,813 for the work that was never completed.
Hobbs and Beard were jailed under $10,000 bail apiece. It’s not known if either person has an attorney.