Charges Pending Against Philipsburg Man for Deceptive Business Practices

CLEARFIELD – Charges are currently pending against a 29-year-old Philipsburg man for fraudulent/deceptive business practices, Lawrence Township police say.

At 3 p.m. Thursday, police say a report was received about a possible case of theft by deception on Turnpike Avenue in Clearfield.

The victim told police he hired the man to complete home repairs, and paid for more than $1,300 worth of materials that were never delivered and for labor that allegedly caused $11,500 in damage.

Police say charges of criminal mischief, fraudulent/deceptive business practices, theft by deception and receiving stolen property are pending at this time.

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