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News 4 Investigates: What's your name again?

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News 4 uncovered a bizarre twist after an elderly St. Charles County man complained about an Illinois business. (Credit: KMOV) News 4 uncovered a bizarre twist after an elderly St. Charles County man complained about an Illinois business. (Credit: KMOV)
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A News 4 Investigation uncovered a bizarre twist after an elderly St. Charles County man complained about an Illinois business.

Bob Bircher hired Casconi Exteriors of Benton, Illinois to install a new roof in June 2016.

A year after paying a $6500 down payment Bircher said materials were never delivered and the job never started.

"All summer long he stalled me off," said Bircher.

Bircher said he gave his money to a man calling himself Shane Casconi. 

News 4 drove to Casconi's home in Benton, Illinois, but neighbors said Casconi also goes by the name Shane Grayling. 

According to the Better Business Bureau , a man named Shane Grayling was accused of taking deposits from Iowa consumers but failed to complete jobs in 2012. 

The phone number used by Shane Casconi today is the same phone number printed on a business card listing the name Shane Grayling. 

Michael Clanin of Cedar Rapids told News 4 he paid Grayling $4,000 six years ago, but work never started.

Clanin said he eventually received a partial refund, but he says he's still owed $3,000. 

According to an Iowa television station KCRG, Grayling also used the name Shane Groebel. 

After reaching Shane by phone he insisted his name is Shane Casconi, but said his adopted name is Shane Grayling.

Casconi ended the conversation and hung up before Investigative Reporter Chris Nagus could ask about the name Shane Groebel or whether he planned to pay back customers in Iowa. 

Casconi told News 4 "I told Bob Bircher I've been ready to do that job several times, he didn't want to it because it was too cold" referring to the winter months. 

Bircher says Casconi offered many excuses but insists there were plenty of opportunities for Casconi to complete the job. 

Two days after speaking with Chris Nagus, Bircher received a full refund from Casconi.

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