Another reminder to homeowners to check credentials and for remodelers to update theirs...

A Pennsylvania man is currently facing charges for defrauding an elderly woman for various home improvement projects. Operating under the fake name Kevin Smith, James “Jimmy” Lane was paid more than $17,000 for roof repairs, pest control, and other home improvement projects that he never performed. Lane was caught in Virginia and has been jailed there since 2014 on similar charges. Awaiting his next trial, Lane currently has a bail set for $250,000.

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