Garrard County woman arrested for alleged contractor scam

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a case involving a residential contractor scamming individuals out of thousands of dollars. According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s office, detectives were able to secure an arrest warrant on Maritza Caban, 41 years of age, from Lancaster, Ky. Caban was indicted by a Franklin County Grand Jury for the offense of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000 but less than $1,000,000. Caban is accused of scheduling home repairs/remodeling for potential clients and never performing the job or starting the jobs and not completing them.

In one instance, Caban is accused of taking $120,000.00 from a citizen in Franklin County for a home renovation, never completing the repairs/renovations. Caban was operating in the area under the name of CTC Construction or under her name as a contractor. If you are a victim of Caban or CTC Construction, please contact Detective Wyatt at the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at (502) 875-8740.

The Sheriff’s office recommends that if you are hiring someone to perform a home renovation or otherwise, you should only ever pay a deposit up front. Never accept less than a contract on paper with handwritten signatures and witnessed by a third party.