Legal professional Basic Moody Takes Motion Towards Pool Firm For A whole bunch of Jobs Left Unfinished
Press release from Attorney General Ashley Moody
Attorney General Moody takes action against pool companies for hundreds of jobs left unfinished
TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Attorney General Ashley Moody is taking legal action against a Florida pool company and its owners for taking prepayments and failing to quit jobs. According to an investigation by the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, Olympus Pools, Inc. and owner James I. Staten, Jr. allegedly took payments from hundreds of consumers in exchange for contracted pool services and then failed to perform the services as promised – sometimes consumers with huge ones Leaving holes on your property. In addition to the civil lawsuit, Attorney General Moody’s Office of Statewide Prosecution assists local law enforcement agencies with criminal investigations.
Attorney General Ashley Moody said, “Floridians paid thousands of dollars upfront to have pools professionally built on their properties. What many got in return for these huge payments was incomplete pools and a lack of funds to pay another company to complete the work. We will not allow these fraudulent trading practices in Florida and my consumer protection department is taking action to stop these practices and exonerate the accused. “
As of March of this year, the Florida Attorney General’s Office has received more than 200 consumer complaints about Olympus Pools, allegedly totaling more than $ 8 million in damage to these consumers.
Olympus has reportedly misrepresented the timing of projects, leaving consumers waiting for jobs that never completed. In addition, Olympus failed to pay some subcontractors, resulting in liens and threats of lawsuits against consumers. Attorney General Moody filed a lawsuit against the defendants in the 13th Judicial Circuit Court in Hillsborough County.
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The civil action is intended to permanently prohibit the defendants from carrying out certain activities in connection with swimming pool construction. The lawsuit also seeks to oblige the company and its owners to issue a refund or reimbursement to affected consumers. In addition, the defendants could be charged for more than 2 million
Olympus customers killed by the defendants can file a complaint with the Florida Attorney General by calling or visiting 1 (866) 9NO-SCAM
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October 13, 2021 at 8:41 pm GMT
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