BOYNTON BEACH (CBSMiami) — Boynton Beach Police are warning the public of an unlicensed contractor who allegedly took thousands of dollars from an elderly woman, promising to do the work and then disappeared.
Daniel Joseph Kovatch, 45, allegedly contracted with the 89-year old woman to remodel her Northeast 20th Avenue kitchen in February.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Temps In The 30s This Weekend
Detectives said he allegedly bilked her out of more than $11,000 .READ MORE: Possibility Of New Surfside Building Has Residents Worried
He began the work by removing the kitchen cabinets and sink but then the work stopped and the woman’s attempts to reach Kovatch were unsuccessful.MORE NEWS: South Florida Winn Dixie & Fresco y Mas Pharmacies Expect To Get N95 Masks On Friday
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 561-742-6191.