Residential Contractor Fraud – Louisiana Law

During the 2014 legislative session, the Louisiana law makers repealed the statute for Home Improvement Fraud and replaced it with Residential Contractor Fraud. Louisiana Residential Contractor Fraud Statute-- La. R.S. 14:202.1 Residential contractor fraud is the misappropriation or intentional taking of anything of value which belongs to another, either without the consent of the other to the misappropriation or taking, or by means of fraudulent conduct, practices, or representations by a person who has contracted to perform any home improvement or residential construction, or who has subcontracted for the performance of any home improvement or residential construction. A misappropriation [...]

Home Improvement Fraud — Louisiana

Update: During the 2014, this statute was repealed and replaced by the crime of Residential Contractor Fraud!   Home Improvement Fraud --  La RS 14:202.1 Home improvement fraud is committed when a person who has contracted to perform any home improvement, or who has subcontracted for the performance of any home improvement, hereinafter referred to as "contractor", knowingly engages in any of the following actions: (1)  The failure to perform any work during a forty-five-day period of time or longer after receiving payment. (2)  The use by a contractor, or by an agent or employee of a contractor, of [...]

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