PLAINS TWP. - Alleged fraud victims of Wyoming Homes owner David Valenti hurled remarks at him in the courtroom saying he should go to jail if they don't get refunded their money.
Outside, they chanted "Wyoming Homes
makes owning a home a nightmare."
, 61, of Glenmaura Drive, Moosic, appeared for a preliminary hearing before District Judge Diana Malast on Tuesday on separate felony counts of theft based on allegations he
never delivered newly constructed module homes after receiving downpayments.
One of the victims lost her
home during the September 2011 flood and paid Valenti
a downpayment of $6,000 for a new home, according to the criminal complaints.
waived the two theft counts, filed by Luzerne County detectives, to county court, Plains Township police charged him with swindling $3,400 from a couple who made a downpayment for a home.