November 16, 2021
Scam/Fraud

Granbury man accused of defrauding victims out of thousands of dollars in septic business scheme | News

Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division conducted a lengthy investigation on an individual for defrauding several victims out of thousands of dollars in a septic service business scheme.

Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier said the arrest, charges and search warrant followed months of investigating a man who promised to provide septic replacement and services to area residents, entered into contracts with the victims, took their money utilizing it for personal use, forged government records, failed to provide services and stole identifications, adding up to more than $100,000 stolen from unsuspected Parker County residents in a span of six months.

Sheriff’s investigators reported the suspect, identified as Joe Frank Slater, 52, of Granbury, used the…

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