People who say contractor Matthew Morris defrauded them before August flood decry lack of state help

More than a year before authorities across the Baton Rouge area accused contractor Matthew Morris of defrauding over two dozen clients with homes ruined by the August flood, Donna and Doug Cox filed a 92-page complaint with the state Attorney General’s Office decrying his company’s practices.  The Coxes are among three families who say they complained about Morris and his company, Complete Construction Contractors, either to the Attorney General’s Office or the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors — and sometimes both agencies — before the summer flood. None felt the state agencies took their complaints seriously.     Read the article………….


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