PEARL RIVER, NY (WCBS 880) - A Pearl River home improvement contractor who worked under the company name Olivia Rose Landscaping Contractors has been arrested for allegedly swindling $50,000 from a customer he was supposed to do a home renovation for.
WCBS 880′s Catherine Cioffi reports
52-year-old John DiGiacomo has been charged with grand larceny.
His corporation has also been charged.
Rockland County District Attorney Thomas Zugibe says DiGiacomo started work on a $134,000 project and then walked away from it – keeping the $50,000 he had already been paid.
If convicted, DiGiacomo faces up to seven years in prison.