A home improvement contractor from Gloucester County, who allegedly skipped out of a job in Long Beach Township with a $4,700 deposit in hand, is the object of a search by police.

Ihab Waked (Long Beach Township PD)
Ihab Waked (Long Beach Township PD)

Authorities said that Ihab Waked, whose last known address is in Turnersville, represented Exterior Boss, which is listed as a roofing, siding and sheet metal company in the same community.

Long Beach police said that they were notified in January of this year, of the transaction for window and roof replacement that allegedly took place in October 2016.

The client told police that no work was done since the money changed hands. Investigators developed sufficiend information to obtain an arrest warrant, on a charge of theft by failure to make required disposition of property received.

Long Beach police did not disclose whether Waked is registered with the State of New Jersey, nor did they disclose any details regarding documents associated with the transaction.

Anyone with knowledge of Ihab Waked or Exterior Boss is urged to call their local police, or Long Beach PD, 609-494-3322.

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