Authorities in at the very least two counties are wanting for a Somerset County guy on fees that include accepting a $25,000 down payment for residence advancement on a residence in East Wheatfield Township and in no way completing any operate.
Justin Supanick, 44, of Grey, Somerset County, has been charged with a felony under the Residence Enhancement Fraud Act by the Indiana County Detective Bureau.
Detective Michael Schmidt stated Supanick, as proprietor of Supanick Contracting, recognized the payment on Dec. 20, 2020.
Expenses have been filed with Blairsville Magisterial District Choose Robert Steele Bell Sr., on two third-diploma felony counts, a wrong assertion to induce agreement for dwelling enhancement solutions, and theft by deception utilizing a phony perception.
If he is convicted, Supanick faces up to 7 years in prison, up to a $15,000 fantastic, and payment of restitution to the sufferer.
Supanick also was associated in a civil case filed in April in Somerset County, exactly where Windber Magisterial District Judge William E. Seger ruled for the plaintiff.
On June 6, Seger awarded a Central Town person a default judgment of $12,212.25.
Schmidt claimed anybody with know-how of Supanick’s whereabouts can get hold of the Indiana County District Attorney’s Drug/Crime Tipline at (724) 471-7777, or by submitting a idea at the DA’s CrimeWatch www.indianada.org web page.
Schmidt mentioned strategies could be built anonymously.
The web-site also features a lot more information and facts about household advancement fraud, and visitors can signal up for notifications about arrests, significant incidents and community occasions.