CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – West Virginia Attorney
General Patrick Morrisey recently took action against Frederick Tarmon Sr. and
Frederick Tarmon Jr., doing business as both Tarmon and Sons and Complete
Handyman Service, suing for allegations of violating the state’s Consumer
Credit and Protection Act.
“Our office is committed to protecting West Virginia
consumers and enforcing the state’s consumer protection laws,” Morrisey said.
“Our investigation was instrumental in bringing forth these allegations.”
According to the lawsuit, at least one of the companies
failed to register as a business entity. The defendants also purportedly failed
to complete projects and services for which they were paid and entered into
contracts with state consumers without a valid contractor’s license and
insurance. The state alleges that the defendants claimed and advertised that
they did have these licenses.
Morrisey’s office will seek a $5,000 fine for each violation
of West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protection Act. Additionally, the state
wants restitution for consumers and reimbursement for costs associated with the