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State sues American Kitchen remodeling company



 

State sues American Kitchen remodeling company

State sues American Kitchen remodeling company
News from WXII The Triad:

BY ANNA JOHNSON, TIMES-NEWS

The N.C. Attorney General’s Office has sued a now-defunct Burlington kitchen remodeling company after it reportedly left dozens of homeowners across North Carolina high and dry.

Attorney General Roy Cooper filed a civil suit in Wake County Superior Court against American Kitchen Corp. and its owners, Robert Selfors and Tyler Justin Sheets. The suit seeks to ban the owners from offering home repairs or home improvement services in the future, and to force them to pay retribution to the homeowner victims.

Cooper says American Kitchen offered kitchen remodeling services, often requiring customers to pay up front, and then hired subcontractors to complete the remodeling work. The company was unable to pay the subcontractors to complete the existing jobs without recruiting new customers.

“American Kitchen started to fail when the company was no longer able to bring in new customers to pay subcontractors and suppliers,” according to an NCDOJ press release. “The unpaid subcontractors and suppliers recently filed liens against several customers’ homes, many of whose kitchen remodeling jobs remain unfinished.”

To date, 32 North Carolina homeowners have reported either losing money to Am…………… continues on WXII The Triad

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Attorney General files suit against kitchen remodeling company
News from WTVD-TV:

RALEIGH (WTVD) –

Just under a month since we featured a Burlington kitchen remodeling company in a Troubleshooter report, North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper says he’s filed suit against the now-closed operation.

Cooper said the owners of American Kitchen took thousands of dollars upfront from consumers but failed to complete jobs and should be barred from business and ordered to pay refunds.

Cooper filed suit in Wake County Superior Court against American Kitchen Corporation and its owners Robert Selfors and Tyler Justin Sheets seeking to ban them from offering home repair or home improvement services to North Carolina homeowners.

Cooper said he is also asking the court to require them to pay refunds to consumers who paid for work that was never completed.

“If you plan to hire a contractor to work on your home, beware of anyone who demands large fees upfront,” Cooper warned.

According to Cooper’s complaint,…………… continues on WTVD-TV

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