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Information sought on phony contractor

Bend man admits to using another man’s name, license number.

By Richard Hanners

Blue Mountain Eagle

Published on November 28, 2017 4:01PM

The Grant County District Attorney’s Office is seeking information about any construction jobs handled in Grant County by a person claiming to be Gregory M. Miller.

According to a press release from Grant County District Attorney Jim Carpenter, a man named Gregory Mason Miller, 47, of Bend has admitted to stealing the name and Oregon Construction Contractors Board license number of Gregory M. Miller, a contractor in Coos Bay.

To date, Gregory Mason Miller has admitted to using the stolen identity at 58 different locations, resulting in 58 separate violations of working without a license. Carpenter said Miller currently owes $298,236 in fines to the state of Oregon.

Miller also admitted to performing hundreds of jobs under the Coos Bay man’s name, but he would not disclose the locations. According to Carpenter, the Oregon Construction Contractors Board is conducting an investigation of the matter.

Anyone who has information about a man doing construction work under the name Gregory M. Miller and Oregon Construction Contractors Board No. 110411 is asked to contact the Grant County District Attorney’s Office at 541-575-0146.


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