Oakland Contractor Lands On Most Wanted List Over Complaints
OAKLAND (CBS SF) — An Oakland man has landed himself on California’s list of Most Wanted List of bad contractors.
The California State Licensing Board said 41 year old Khalid Wilson is wanted for outstanding warrants stemming from numerous Bay Area consumer complaints that he took large down payments and did very little or substandard, incomplete work.
Alameda County has a $100,000 arrest warrant for Wilson on felony and misdemeanor counts of contracting without a license. This is not the first time for Wilson, Back in 2008, he was captured and taken off the CSLB’s Most Wanted List.
Wilson’s license was revoked in 2004 after dozens of complaints for poor, incomplete workmanship and illegal large down payments flooded the CLSB.
Of the nearly dozen unlicensed contractor on the CSLB’s Most Wanted List, half operate in Northern California and the Bay area. CSLB identified those on the list as some of the worst unlicensed violators and are known to prey on vulnerable and unsuspecting homeowners. Complaints against these individuals have been lodged with CSLB, law enforcement agencies, and prosecutors’ offices around the state, and warrants have been issued for the arrest of those who appear on this list.
Anyone who knows the whereabouts of a person on the CSLB Most Wanted list can contact their local police or sheriff’s department. After contacting local law enforcement, call CSLB at (916) 255-2924 for northern California; (559) 445-5583 for central California or (562) 345-7600 for southern California.