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Brick Contractor Charged With Defrauding Sandy Victims Of More Than $75,000

Todd Erickson took deposits, but never performed any work, authorities say

Courtesy of the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office
Courtesy of the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office
by Patricia A. Miller

A Brick Township man who took deposits from Sandy homeowners to elevate their houses has been charged with theft after an investigation by the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office.

Todd Erickson of T&G General Contracting accepted deposits from more than 10 homeowners in Lavallette, Mantoloking, Seaside Heights, Toms River and Manahawkin, Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato said in a prepared release.

"However, no work was performed for any of the victims," he said.

The total amount of deposits Erickson accepted between October 2013 and May 2013 was more than $75,000, Coronato said.

Erickson was arrested at home without incident by Ocean County Detective James Conroy and Agent Steven Shadiak of the OCPO's Economic Crimes Unit. He posted the $50,000 cash bail and was released.

Anyone who suspects they may have been duped or knows anyone who believes they are defrauded should contact either Conroy or Shadiak at 732-929-2027.






dave June 07, 2014 at 06:09 AM
let the townspeople lump him up
Ken June 07, 2014 at 07:23 AM
Was he in "Angies List"
grace June 07, 2014 at 07:44 AM
Ha @ Ken probably craigs....
suz June 07, 2014 at 08:14 AM
I agree...these type of disasters bring out the best in some and the worse in others. I am so sure this is just the tip of the iceberg...many more convictions to follow.
Dbowler June 07, 2014 at 09:50 AM
How did this scum sucking pig pay for his bail? With the peoples money he stole ? I wonder if he also payed his share of taxes ?

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