Jaime Rivera jailed for home improvement fraud

39-year-old Jaime Rivera was jailed on June 29th after failing to complete repairs that he was paid to do for a homeowner. Diana Hightland told police that she was in a contract with Rivera to repair and do construction on her home. She said she paid Rivera approximately $32,000 for the repairs, and he has not completed them or refunded the money despite multiple opportunities to do so. Diana told police that Rivera completed approximately $15,000 worth of repairs as of March 14th. Diana added that on May 8th, she sent a refund request via USPS-certified mail that was still not completed as of June 27th. He is charged with home improvement fraud.

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