Man going to jail for not painting house

WESTFIELD, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man who took $1,500 from an elderly woman and never painted her house is going to prison.

In December 2011, 46-year-old Kerry Anderson was arrested for not performing the home maintenance he had agreed to do for a woman in Westfield. When the victim asked for her money back, Anderson would not cough up the dough.

He was sentenced Thursday to one-and-a-third to four years in prison for fourth degree grand larceny and first degree scheme to defraud.

Anderson was also ordered to pay restitution.

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