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Man Sentenced 5 Years for Harvey Roofing Scam

“We aren’t going to tolerate anyone preying on our community, especially in a time of crisis,” Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said, in a statement.

Aaron Dean Oaks, 35, pleaded guilty to stealing more than $30,000 from Harvey victims, officials said.

A man officials said was involved with a roofing scam after Hurricane Harvey was sentenced to five years in prison on Monday.

The Harris County District Attorney’s office said Aaron Dean Oaks pleaded guilty to stealing more than $30,000 dollars from Harvey victims.

According to court documents, after getting paid, Oaks did not perform promised repairs for three homes in Harris, Brazoria, and Galveston Counties.

“We aren’t going to tolerate anyone preying on our community, especially in a time of crisis,” Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said, in a statement. “We will continue to seek justice on behalf of victims who faced the indignity of being targeted by criminals using the storm’s wrath to unleash their scams.”

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