Fraud Alert: Greenfield contractor charged with theft; officials believe there are additional victims

Thomas Krivitz

WAUKESHA -- Thomas Krivitz of Greenfield is facing one count of theft by contractor, which is a felony. This, after he was paid from home improvement work that has not yet been completed.

According to authorities, on September 16th the Waukesha Police Department began investigating a possible theft by contractor fraud complaint where a citizen paid TK Improvements $11,400 for home improvement work that has not yet been completed.

The investigation indicates the victim paid Thomas Krivitz, owner of TK Improvements out of Greenfield, to work on the deck, gutters, and soffits of the victim’s home. The victim paid Krivitz on July 22nd and has a signed contract that the work was to commence within 15 to 20 business days and be completed within 10 business days thereafter.

Criminal charges were referred against Krivitz to the Waukesha County District Attorney’s Office. Krivitz has since has been charged in Waukesha County Court with Theft by Contractor, which is a felony.

Waukesha police believe there are additional victims that have hired Thomas Krivitz or TK Improvements and are seeking the community’s assistance to identity these victims.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Tom Casey at 262-524-3924.