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For Immediate Release

Commissioner Bogstead Addresses the Media

Mineola, NY
3-16-07

In culmination of a recent sting operation, Nassau County’s Office of Consumer Affairs announced today that a former employee of Complete Chimney has pleaded guilty to a Felony Scheme to Defraud. John Calvert has received a sentence of 1 ½ to 3 yrs. in an upstate correctional facility. Complete Chimney has had its license revoked and can no longer conduct business in Nassau County. “We have zero tolerance for unscrupulous vendors defrauding consumers” stated Nassau County Commissioner of Consumer Affairs, Roger C. Bogsted. Commissioner Bogsted warned other would-be schemers that they face the same consequences if they attempt to scam consumers in Nassau County.

 

Contact: James Reed
County of Nassau, Office of Consumer Affairs
Voice 516-571-3284
Email jreed@nassaucountyny.gov

 

The Office of Consumer Affairs’ vision, in partnership with the citizens and businesses of Nassau County, and federal, state, and local enforcement agencies, is to eliminate fraudulent business practices; protect the county and its citizens; strengthen the County’s economic base; engender community and business trust; expand community outreach; and enhance the quality of life of the Nassau County Community.

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