Contractor accused of scamming a Silver Spring couple
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Contractor accused of scamming a Silver Spring couple

Edward Beattie paid John Howard $4,050 for work on his roof, but Beattie's son says there's no evidence the work was done. Howard has been charged on eight counts in the Beattie case, including financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult and acting as a contractor without a license. (Dan Morse/The Washington Post)

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