Lebanon man charged with multiple counts of home improvement fraud and theft

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A series of complaints from homeowners leads to multiple charges involving home improvement fraud and theft against a Lebanon City man. In one instance, county detectives say Brian Hendricks received an advance payment of $2,544 from a customer to replace 16 windows at a home in Annville Township.  In another he received $5,500 to renovate a building in the the 600 block of Cumberland Street in Lebanon. In each case he neither completed nor performed the work.

Detectives also say Hendricks stolen a check from his girlfriend, forged her name to the check for the amount $4,850, cashed it and attempted to immediately withdraw the cash amount.

Charges against Hendricks include Dealing with Proceeds of Unlawful Activities, three counts of Home Improvement Fraud, four counts of Theft by Deception.

Hendricks was already being held in Lebanon County Prison on $25,000 on similar charges filed in May 2013.  His preliminary hearing on the new charges is scheduled for later this month.

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