And as bad as things are for Brandon Heitmann, it might be even worse for his criminal attorney. Or should we say ex-attorney, now criminal, Glenn Franklin - because he just got convicted.
Sacred Heart Byzantine in Livonia was victimized by a bad-faith contractor who took the church's donation but never did any work. But that's not where the story ended.
After being scammed by a bad-faith contractor, Sacred Heart Byzantine in Livonia was approached by a private security company with a very generous offer.
They believe the handyman helper, helped himself to more than $30,000 from a vulnerable senior.
In all, they believe the handyman helper, helped himself to more than $30,000 from a vulnerable senior.
A Macomb County pool builder who faces felony charges for taking money and not doing the work was in court this week. The guy Rob Wolchek put in the Hall of Shame didn't really have anything to say, but his lawyer did.
Hall of Shame: Rob gets it, lawyers want to protect their clients - but this lawyer decided he was going to take on Wolchek. He and his client may have something unusual in common.
If given the choice, who would you believe: a man who runs a security camera installation business with a bunch of bad reviews, a website that's been deemed risky, and a horrible standing with the Better Business Bureau – or a Catholic Priest?
Daniel Petrone has given people a slew of excuses for why he can't finish work he's paid for. Like the 'dog ate the homework' kind of excuses.
Brandon Heitmann claims he's a millionaire contractor, internet personality, and pool builder who has made a fortune after growing "from mowing lawns for $20 to $1 million projects."
Hall of Shame: Brandon Heitmann claims he's a millionaire contractor, internet personality, and pool builder who has made a fortune after growing "from mowing lawns for $20 to $1 million projects."
Rob Wolchek's latest Hall of Shame investigation is a luxury car rental dealer that offers vehicles like Rolls-Royce, but some customers just feel rolled instead.
HALL OF SHAME: Whatever you say about Sam Zahr, don't say he's a felon, because he's not. Despite being convicted of eight felonies, that is. See Rob Wolchek's full report here.
Cordia Pennington is now a convicted felon after a plea stemming from a deed scheme she is accused of running with a lawyer.
The latest chapter in the tale of the happy-go-lucky landscaper known for es-caping with deposits of angry customers.
Hall of Shamer Joe Vella's got a new picture - "Jovial Joe" is all smiles for his mugshot.
According to the Michigan State Police, Zack has eight felony convictions for retail fraud, larceny in a building, and uttering and publishing check fraud. Time for Wolchek to check in on Zack.
Hall of Shame: These people want to feel safer, but the guy they hired to install their security systems is making them feel anything but secure.
Rob Wolchek is going to take you on a little undercover road trip to take back a truck before Mark Savage eats up all this guy's profits.
Mark Savage 'wants' Rob Wolchek to expose his business, Unique Food Trucks and Trailers - because he doesn't think he's done anything wrong.