Contractor pleads guilty in South Bend Housing Authority fraud case

Published: Sep. 9, 2022 at 5:14 PM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - On Friday, a contractor pleaded guilty in the theft of money from the South Bend Housing Authority.

Ronald Taylor Jr. owned a business called the Taylor Made Handy Man. He admits he was paid by the housing authority for contracting work he did not perform.

In a plea agreement, Taylor admits that he was given checks that he cashed. Taylor would then keep a small amount for himself, and hand the rest of the money to South Bend Housing Authority administrator.

Ronald Taylor Junior is only 3 of 6 defendants in the bank and wire fraud case to plead guilty.