Mississauga man claimed he was defrauded $10K after window repair never happened

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A Mississauga man is speaking out after a supposed routine home repair turned into a year-long financial nightmare.

Afftab Pervaiz says he gave thousands of dollars to a private contractor, Terry Surette, to switch out his windows. The process wasn’t supposed to take more than two months, but the repairs never happened.

Pervaiz paid Surette $10,000 up front after Surette told him it was common in the contracting business to pay for supplies in advance of work. After weeks turned into months of waiting for the repair, Pervaiz contacted Global Windows in Toronto, the company that Surette supposedly ordered the supplies from. He says he learned that an order was never placed for the windows at the company.

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.