Man wanted for fraud after scamming dozens in shed scheme, turns himself in

Man wanted for fraud after scamming dozens in Shed scheme

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -Police have found a man accused of taking money from multiple people in several cities, promising to deliver a shed.

Arrest warrants were filed for 26-year-old Logan Ferror, but on Friday he turned himself in to Elyria Police.

Authorities said he’s been ripping people off for months via a shed selling operation.

"He's a contractor who at one point worked for Old Hickory Buildings which has several displays of utility sheds that are set up in the Midway Mall Parking Area," said Lt. James Welsh with the Elyria police department.

At some point Forrer started pocketing direct payments for the sheds, never delivering the unit.

"He was taking their money which ranged from a neighborhood of $3,000 - $7,000," Lt. Welsh recalled.

Rather than stopping there, we’re told Forrer took his plan to a whole new level to reach more victims, using the internet.

“He has his own business. He advertises on Lorain County Garage Sale on Facebook and social media,” said Lt. Welsh while showing 19 News the websites.

In total, Forrer has allegedly gotten away with about $35,000, victimizing people from all over the state.

"It's mostly homeowners, so they range from adults in their late 20's to in their 70's.

At this point, he’s got a charge of theft; felony of the fourth degree," said Lt. Welsh.

Those charges however, may increase with the number of victims.

“We’re looking at other instances. They have a dozen victims at this point and it’s not just in the Lorain county area. There’s other counties that have been affected.

"Eventually he’ll be arrested and he’ll have to answer for his charges,” concluded Lt. Welsh before Ferror turned himself into Elyria Police on Friday, April 19.

Some victims have been reimbursed by Old Hickory Building.

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