Oklahoma Contractor Pleads Guilty to Stealing From Sandy Victims

A contractor has admitted to stealing over $38,000 from a local victim of superstorm Sandy. The Asbury Park Press reports Raymond Desylva pleaded guilty to one count of third degree theft by deception. The Oklahoma contractor twice negotiated contracts to lift homes in Keansburg. After being suspended by the state Division of Consumer Affiars for not doing work on one house he entered into a contract and took funds from a second homeowner. DeSylva is scheduled for sentencing on April 10.