WALKER, Mich. — (May 9, 2014) A West Michigan man is accused of scamming customers out of their money after promising to do asphalt work, then failing to finish the job.
Forty-five-year-old Bernard Anderson of Alto has been accused of two counts of false pretenses between $1,000 and $20,000 in Walker.
Court documents show that one count is for an incident that happened in October of 2013 involving Parker Tool and Design.
The other complainant, William Alfred Noordyke, for an incident in November of 2013.
However, Anderson has other past cases that have gone through the Kent County Court system.
In 2006, Ingersoll Rand Financial Services filed a complaint against Anderson for breach of contract.
The courts ordered him to pay $28,000.
In 2007, Mercantile Bank of Michigan and Enterprise Funding Group, LLC, went after Anderson and his company, Advantage Asphalt, LLC.
A judgement against him in one of the cases was ordered for $86,995.36.
In 2008, the New Falls Corporation in Ohio accused Anderson and his wife, Amy, of breach of consumer automobile loan.
The judgement against them, more than $30,000.
Court documents show that Anderson filed for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy around January of 2009.
The DOC reports that Anderson has been on probation for another false pretenses conviction out of Ottawa County since March of 2013.