Native contractor, former officer, accused of domestic enchancment fraud dealing with extra fees

A contractor Channel 11 has instructed you about prior to is now dealing with extra fees.

Sean Hein is accused once more and charged with domestic enchancment fraud within the space— this time, in South Fayette Township the place police put out an arrest warrant for him.

”He was once in truth picked up the day before today morning by means of Allegheny County Sheriff’s Division, who then took him to Allegheny County Prison,” mentioned Officer Rebekah Schultz with South Fayette Township police.

Remaining month, we instructed you Northern Regional Police charged Hein, who owns the corporate Ahead House Improvements. Police mentioned two folks within the Heights of North Park employed Hein and paid him in general, greater than $185,000 for paintings that they mentioned was once by no means finished.

And anyone dwelling alongside Farmview Pressure in South Fayette Township additionally employed Hein for 3 tasks: to position in a porch, patio and fence.

“Sean didn’t end the fence venture in any respect, he did very minimum paintings for the patio venture and most effective did about 40% of the porch,” mentioned Schultz.

Investigators mentioned the sufferer paid Hein greater than $40,000 and reached out to police after the sufferer misplaced touch with Hein.

“The sufferer needed to rent new contractors to return and fasten one of the most stuff that had already been executed and entire the tasks,” mentioned Schultz.

Pittsburgh, Sharpsburg Borough and Stanley Baldwin Borough police filed fees in opposition to Hein closing yr together with receiving advance fee for products and services and failing to accomplish. Police mentioned there is also extra doable sufferers.

“It’s a disgrace anyone put a believe in any person that a lot and it’s unlucky it’s now not delivered what they had been promised we hope to get some a refund for the sufferer via restitution,” mentioned Schultz.

Hein could also be a former part-time West View police officer. Again in 2015, he allegedly robbed a financial institution in Shaler. He instructed us then that he began the usage of medicine after being shot two times whilst off accountability together with his personal gun.

South Fayette Township police additionally charged Hein with robbery by means of deception and fraudulent trade practices.

On Channel 11 Information at 6 p.m., how a lot police say the lastest sufferer paid Hein prior to they misplaced touch with him.

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