Updating a story MHProNews posted July 21, 2014 about Wyoming Homes owner David Valenti being sued by the Pennsylvania AG for not delivering manufactured and modular homes for which he was paid, and not fulfilling contacts, timesleader reports he pleaded guilty in Luzerne County Court to 19 counts of theft. Six counts of theft were either dropped or continued.
Valenti lost his license to sell homes in 2014 and declared bankruptcy in 2015, leaving in doubt his ability to pay tens of thousands in restitution to his victims per his plea agreement. He faces similar charges in Wyoming and Susquehanna Counties.
A resident of Moosic he defrauded dozens of would-be homebuyers who paid thousands for homes that in some cases were never delivered, or were represented differently than actual.
Some of the customers were victims of massive flooding that devastated the area in Sept. 2001.
Judge Joseph Sklarosky Jr. scheduled Valenti’s sentencing for May 26. ##
(Photo credit: citizensvoice/Mark Moran–David Valenti)
Article submitted by Matthew J. Silver to Daily Business News-MHProNews.