Durham Regional Police say an Ajax man is facing a number of fraud-linked costs following people had been allegedly defrauded on residence enhancement projects.

Law enforcement reported an investigation started in June 2021 into a firm called Trustworthy Transforming.

3 complainants have come ahead alleging they signed with the business and paid out the agreed down payment amount, police mentioned.

In all three situations, the perform was possibly partly performed or not finished at all, law enforcement reported.

The suspect defrauded much more than $28,000, investigators mentioned.

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Janarthanan Sathianathan, a 31-calendar year-aged Ajax resident, was charged with nine fraud-associated offences, which incorporate fraud above $5,000 and fraud beneath $5,000.

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“DRPS remind the public to guarantee that you choose correct methods to determine who you are dealing with and to consider your time to totally test contractors in advance of giving them any dollars,” law enforcement mentioned in a assertion.

Investigators reported they think there may well be a lot more victims and urge them to come ahead.

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