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Bergenfield Contractor Spent $100,000 Of Client's Money For Himself, Authorities Charge

Armando Garcia
Armando Garcia Photo Credit: MUGSHOT: Courtesy BERGEN COUNTY PROSECUTOR

A self-employed constructor worker from Bergenfield pocketed more than $100,000 from a client that he used for himself, said authorities who arrested him.

Armando Garcia, 51, gave the victim four checks on a closed account after the client asked for the money back from what was a mortgage deal, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella said Monday.

Investigating a March complaint, members of Musella’s Financial Crimes Unit arrested Garcia on Friday, the prosecutor said.

Garcia was charged with theft by deception and issuing bad checks, then released pending a July 3 first appearance in Central Judicial Processing Court in Hackensack.

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