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.

Comments (2)
  1. Jets Fan says:

    Only a 100,000 crooked contractors left to go followed by another entire State Assembly and Senate sitting in Albany.

    Off with their heads.

  2. nick mele says:

    New York is so Liberal people are getting stiffed left and right. The state should a Bond for ALL contractors otherwise they cannot do business in the state of New York, and the Bond must cover the SUB contractors also

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