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Wednesday, 19 February 2020 21:54

Theft Charges Against Owner of ASAP Autoworx in Washington Township, NJ

Written by Jim Walsh, Courier Post
Ramon Torres IV of Millville Ramon Torres IV of Millville

The owner of a local auto body shop here is accused of defrauding customers, and investigators are seeking additional victims.

Ramon Torres IV allegedly cheated customers at ASAP Autoworx, New Jersey State Police said in announcing his arrest Tuesday.


Torres, 28, of Millville is accused of charging customers for uncompleted repairs and for work on vehicles still under warranty, police said in a statement.

 

He is charged with seven counts of theft by deception, said the statement, which noted an investigation is ongoing.


Torres was arrested Feb. 11 after a three-month investigation, the statement said.


The probe began when New Jersey authorities were contacted by Pennsylvania State Police about claims against Torres

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Anyone who believes they may have been a victim is asked to contact State Police Detective II Christopher Scafidi at 609-414-3143 or lpp7337@gw.njsp.org.


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