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A Denver roofing contractor who took tens of thousands of dollars from homeowners for repairs that were not completed has pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft and one count of forgery, local television station KUSA reports. The roofer will have to pay more than $170,000 in restitution as a result of the plea.

Aaron Spontaneo pleaded guilty to one count of felony theft and one count of forgery. He received a 4-year deferred judgment, meaning if he successfully completes probation and pays restitution, the conviction will be removed from his record.

A grand jury in October 2016 indicted Spontaneo and his co-defendant on 22 counts. They included 21 counts of theft and one count related to the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act (COCCA). Between May 29, 2013, and Oct. 4, 2016, the pair solicited business under the company names of Umbrella Roof, AccuHome Renovations, Altitude Renovations and Hybrid Remodeling Concepts, the indictment says.

During that time frame, the indictment says, they received partial or full payment for repairs from homeowners. Instead of completing repairs, the indictment alleges that the men personally spent funds totaling $142,971.34.

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