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Contractor accused of scamming flood victims booked into Livingston Parish

5 years 3 months 22 hours ago Wednesday, February 22 2017 Feb 22, 2017 February 22, 2017 2:20 PM February 22, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

LIVINGSTON – The contractor accused of scamming flood victims of thousands of dollars has been booked into jail for the third time this month.

According to arrest records, Matthew Morris, the owner of Complete Construction, was booked into the Livingston Parish Detention Center Wednesday afternoon.

Morris was charged with residential contractor fraud, misapplication of payments prohibited, contracting without a license, insurance fraud, filing or maintain false public records.

Morris was originally arrested in Ascension Parish on Feb. 8. He was accused of scamming 13 victims, six over the age of 60. He was again arrested Tuesday by Baton Rouge Police and charged with home improvement fraud and felony theft.

Morris' bond from all three parishes is $885,000.

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