Tag: unlicensed contractors

On June 24th, 2016

CSLB Tackles Underground Economy With Undercover Stings

SACRAMENTO- Contractors State License Board (CSLB) investigators put another small dent in the monstrous underground economy that exists in California by conducting two undercover stings June 14-16, 2016. "CSLB investigators work this state from north to south and east to west," said California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) President Alan Barcelona.  "Through citations and arrests, […]

On October 27th, 2015

CSLB Investigators Nab 76 in Statewide Sting

SACRAMENTO – On October 13-15, Contractors State License Board (CSLB) Investigators teamed up with local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to target those contracting without a license. The undercover stings resulted in 76 people cited, including a suspect who had an arrest warrant and was in the possession of drugs or narcotics.  Twelve of the […]

On June 24th, 2014

CSLB Arrests 10 in Undercover Sting

FREMONT  –   When ten men arrived, individually,  at a home in need of repairs in Fremont June 17, 2014, they held hopes of obtaining a job, instead, they were greeted by Contractors State License Board (CSLB) undercover investigators who busted them for contracting without a license. The  investigators posed as homeowners and asked potential workers […]

On May 29th, 2014

Nine-Hour CSLB Sting in San Mateo County Nets 12 Suspects

When investigators with the Contractors State License Board's (CSLB) Statewide Investigative Fraud Team (SWIFT) set up at shop in Belmont  May 22, 2014, they posed as commercial property owners taking bids for paint, drywall and floor work.    By  the end of their nine-hour sting, they arrested 12 people suspected on contracting without a license. One […]

On March 15th, 2013

“California Blitz” - State Investigators Hammer Unlicensed Contractors

A statewide crackdown by California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) members who are investigators with the Contractors State License Board targeted unlicensed contractors and resulted in 78 arrests. "Some of the people arrested are people you don't want to have in your home," said CSLEA President Alan Barcelona.  "A sex offender, a convicted rapist, guys […]

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