Geneva contractor will have to pay restitution, but uncertain future for other victims

A Geneva contractor accused of taking money for jobs he never completed has pleaded guilty.

As part of that plea, he will have to pay back the victim.

Scott Pepson, the contractor who was accused of taking more than $3,400 for a job he didn’t complete was sentenced in Geneva Court this week.

As News10NBC in Rochester learned, though, there were a number of victims that weren’t represented in court.

GraceAnn Stulpin says she paid him more than $3,800 last year for work he didn’t finish at her business in Gates. In 2018 Debby Morlok of Penn Yan paid him $3,800 home repairs. In 2017, Olive Owens says she gave him a check for $5,000 for a roof he never finished.

“He’s going to be placed on probation for three years,” his attorney, Rome Canzano, said. “He’s been ordered to pay restitution, a little bit over $3,000 over a period of one year. Scott has indicated he’s going to pay the majority of that within the next upcoming months.”


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