Ocean County Contractor Charged With Theft

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POINT PLEASANT – A Point Pleasant contractor has been charged with theft.

Salvatore Mattiaccio, who owns Level and Square Construction and Remodeling LLC, 3105 Bridge Ave., was charged with third-degree theft for keeping $40,000 after a woman cancelled her contract with him within the mandated three-day cancellation period.

Authorities said the woman became skeptical of Mattiaccio, with whom she signed a contract to raise her flood-zone located home. She hand delivered a cancellation notice to the Bridge Avenue location after she reviewed the contract with her attorney. The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office reported that the contract stipulated that the deposit would be returned within 30 days of cancellation. The unnamed woman never got her deposit back.

Mattiaccio was out on probation for an unrelated matter, in which he was convicted of two counts for violating the Contractor Regisration Act in February.

The prosecutor’s office is asking anyone with information on Mattiaccio to contact Detective Stephen Shadiack at the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office at 732-929-2027, ext. 2618.