by Brieon Sumlin
Oklahoma contractor Glenn McCoy was sentenced to prison Monday May 23, 2017. (Cleveland County Jail)
A Cleveland County judge has sentenced a contractor accused of scamming victims of the May 2013 Moore tornado.
According to the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office, Glenn Allen McCoy, 52, has been sentenced to serve a 10 years in prison Monday.
Charges were originally filed on McCoy, the owner of A Better Choice Construction, in 2014 for embezzling more than $100,000 from home and business owners, including three homes damaged or destroyed in the May 2013 tornado, according to reports.
In 2014 authorities were unable to find McCoy in Oklahoma, but located him more than a year later in Kentucky.
According to the Attorney General’s Office, the Consumer Protection Unit received numerous complaints stating that they had paid McCoy for work that was never completed.
McCoy has been ordered to pay more than $140,000 in restitution to the victims.
He has been sentenced to six counts of embezzlement and one count of committing a pattern of criminal offenses. See more…