CHICAGO — An Elmhurst man who operated a fraudulent business has been jailed in Will County on numerous felony charges, including home repair fraud and money laundering.
Edmund Kavanaugh, 46, operated a business known as “Goliath Construction Corporation”, which offered home repair, roofing, HVAC and appliances.
One family that fell victim to his fraudulent practices is glad that Kavanaugh will be unable to continue his illegal practices, which date back to 1995.
“We are thrilled he’s off the street and cannot take someone else’s deposit,” one Duggan sister said.
The sisters were referred to Kavanaugh on the “Moms of Beverly” Facebook page from a woman that turned out to be fictitious.
The Duggan family had spent over $8,000 for materials on a job that Kavanaugh said would cost over $32,000, to which he offered a payment plan.
The Duggan sisters said Kavanaugh showed them all of his papers, license, referrals
Pregnant Scots mum fears she may have lost baby after medics refused to examine her despite multiple miscarriages
A pregnant Scots mum who fears she may have lost her baby has hit out after doctors refused to examine her despite suffering multiple miscarriages.
Jodi Gray, who is more than 16 weeks pregnant, began having contractions on Tuesday afternoon and called the maternity unit at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
The 25-year-old was told medics would not be able to see her in person because she was just days short of the 17 week cut off point.
But after she began to experience bleeding, Jodi drove herself to A&E while her anxious husband Ally, 27, waited at their Govan home in Glasgow, with their two young daughters.
Despite being put into a cubicle and dressed in a gown, the mum-of-two was told she would have to go home despite not knowing if her