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Con Man Faces Grand Larceny Charge

December 6, 2013

LAKEWOOD — A local contractor was charged Sunday after asking a client — whom he allegedly conned out of $4,000 — to pay his taxi fare. According to the Lakewood-Busti Police Department, Kerry L....

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Dec-06-13 5:28 PM

Possibly he rode from Stockton first? Actions like his cause problems for honest contractors as all will become suspicious. I have used Hanson Contracting and have been very pleased.

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Dec-06-13 11:07 AM

Don't do business with Jeff Chamberlain of NY either, he's a con. Ripped me off a few hundred, but he charms women then rips them off. Hes a good liar, but I noticed the state it catching up with him for quite a few thousand dollars...poetic justice, eh jeff?

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Dec-06-13 10:26 AM

I agree, he's definitely a dirtbag for trying to ripoff people and not doing the job, but my second thought was $150 for a taxi fare from Jamestown to Lakewood and back? I personally have only ridden in a taxi in a bigger city once many years ago so I don't know the typical rate. I certainly hope that it was because he had them sit there for hours waiting for him and not their typical fare. Wow!

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Dec-06-13 8:25 AM

A true dirt bag , however the taxi company should be arrested for robbery, come on, $150. dollars to ride from Lakewood to Jamestown. Highway robbery.

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