FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A contractor from Staten Island has admitted defrauding Superstorm Sandy victims in New Jersey.
Prosecutors say 52-year-old Frank Lewery took nearly $31,000 in deposits from homeowners in Rumson and never completed repairs.
Lewery pleaded guilty on Monday to theft and failure to register as a contractor.
Under a plea agreement, prosecutors will recommend a sentence of three years and restitution when Lewery is sentenced in May.
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