BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A domestic development contractor with a protracted history of run-ins with the regulation has been positioned out of business using the New York Attorney General–a contractor who also has a prolonged record of run-ins with Call four Action.
New York Attorney General Letitia James introduced Edward L. Kwiatkowski, 77, of the Town of Cuba, has agreed to a consent order that bars him from the home development business entirely.
Assistant Attorney General Christopher Boyd said Kwiatkowski operated JR Construction and Firewood, inside the Town of Cuba, with a son, Edward A.
“Some of those contracts had been for $20,000, $30,000, even $forty 000, and lamentably for some of the purchasers, the Kwiatkowski acquired the cash after which they did not do the paintings they were shriveled for.”
Boyd said the Attorney General’s Consumer Frauds Bureau’s history with Kwiatkowski is going back to his arrest in July 2000 along with an extraordinary son, working an enterprise called Skyline Builders. The Kwiatkowski’s pled responsible in February 2001 to charges of scheming to defraud, and each served prison phrases.
This time around, it turned into JR Construction which Boyd said turned into a commercial enterprise via the consent order.
“So Edward Kwiatkowski, Sr. Should no longer be involved inside the home improvement contracting commercial enterprise again within the kingdom of New York, and if he’s, he violates a court order. He could visible to put into effect that order.”
Edward Kwiatkowski, Jr., Whose call is also at the consent order, said he and his father have agreed to pay restitution, and the affected clients are being spent. Kwiatkowski additionally said he plans to begin a new enterprise. However, the order calls for him first to publish a $50,000 bond.
Boyd offered recommendations for customers looking forward to home development, “When you will select a domestic development contractor, get several charges, do your research, speak to references, and just take the time on the outset, and be able to avoid some of the problems on the lower back end.”