Unlicensed Contractor Accused Of Defrauding Walnut Creek Customers: DA

It is alleged that Adan Contreras Rivas, 41, of Modesto, posed as a licensed contractor in the landscaping and paver industry and took thousands of...

November 18, 2022
2:50 AM

It is alleged that Adan Contreras Rivas, 41, of Modesto, posed as a licensed contractor in the landscaping and paver industry and took thousands of dollars from unsuspecting consumers, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office said. (Shutterstock)WALNUT CREEK, CA — A Modesto man was being held on $600,000 bail Thursday in Contra Costa County jail on 38 charges including financial elder abuse and theft by false pretenses in connection with fraudulent contracting practices it is alleged he carried out in Walnut Creek, Concord and other Bay Area cities, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office said.

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