Jackson man arrested for house enchancment fraud
JACKSON, Tenn. — A Jackson man is behind bars after being arrested for fraud by a house enchancment companies supplier.
Court docket paperwork present that 52-year-old Lee Allen Birl was taken into custody on December 9 following a warrant issued for his arrest.
In keeping with an affidavit, Birl entered a verbal settlement on Could 3, 2022, to assemble a metallic store constructing inside two weeks at a property in Jackson. The affidavit states Birl was paid $12,000 at the moment to start building, and was paid one other $4,000 on the finish of June to pay his staff. On the finish of July, Birl was allegedly paid a further $4,000 to finish the job.
The affidavit states by August 2022, roughly 15% of the development had been accomplished with substandard supplies, and Birl finally stopped returning the sufferer’s calls to finish the job.
Birl was arraigned in court docket in Madison County on Monday, the place his bond was raised from $5,000 to $10,000.
A legal listening to has been set for January 3 at 1 p.m. As of Monday afternoon, Birl is at the moment in custody on the Madison County Jail.
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