Home Construction Scams Muhlenburg Co. Sheriff warns of scammers as people are making renovations and...

Muhlenburg Co. Sheriff warns of scammers as people are making renovations and repairs to homes

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (WBKO) – On Thursday, a Logan County man who is accused scamming people out of thousands of dollars was arrested out of state. Officials with the Muhlenburg County Sheriff’s Office said Michael McKiernan has been offering sales and installation of heating and air conditioning equipment without delivering or installing any of the materials.

As people are making repairs and renovations to their homes during this time, Muhlenburg County Sheriff Will Ward is warning the public to watch out for these scams.

“It’s a good idea not to pay large amounts for it (a product or service) until you’ve received material or work that has been done on your residence,” Sheriff Ward said. “In these particular cases, no items were ever delivered. They were paid for with a delivery date, and they never received the materials and then businesses were not able to be contacted for that.”

The sheriff said his office has received several…

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