Two Milton men are accused of perpetrating nothing more than a fraud after homeowners in the Etobicoke area made deposits on home renovation work that was never completed.
Toronto police said the duo went door-to-door between June and October, talking to homeowners about exterior home renovations and using the business name “Town and Country Paving.”
Police said the two men falsely informed homeowners of problems with their property before demanding a deposit for renovations.
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“The two men would refuse to complete the job unless additional payments were made,” police said in a news release Thursday. “The men would leave work unfinished and damage property.”
Dominic Ward, 30, was charged with two counts of fraud over $5,000, mischief/damage to property not exceeding $5,000, criminal mischief over $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
John Ward, 23, faces the same charges.
Investigators believe there are additional victims and pictures of the two men have been released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2204 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477). 222tips.com.
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