TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Attorney General's office is suing a transient asphalt paving company for alleged violations of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act.
Derek Schmidt's office filed the suit in Shawnee County District Court against Louisiana-based Allied Paving and Construction, and individuals Morris E. Herrin Jr., Forrest Dewayne Jackson, Louis Holder Raymond, Robert Wayne Williams, Floyd Jerry Robert and Scott Alan Gilmore. The AG's office also obtained an order to seize the company’s assets, including equipment and vehicles, while the lawsuit is heard.
The Attorney General's office says the company used deceptive business practices in its dealings in locations including Shawnee, Wabaunsee and Morris counties. In at least two cases, the lawsuit alleges, the company solicited driveway and parking lot paving customers door-to-door, but did not disclose all of their charges.
The AG's Consumer Protection Division investigated the case.
Schmidt anyone who did business with Allied Paving and Construction should contact his Consumer Protection Division immediately. Any consumers who feel they may have been victims of deceptive or illegitimate contractors can file a report by calling 1-800-432-2310 or visiting www.ag.ks.gov.