Man Charged in Connection With Septic Business Scams – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth


Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division conducted a lengthy investigation on an individual for defrauding several victims out of thousands of dollars in a septic service business scheme.  

“The arrest, charges, and search warrant followed months of investigating a man who promised to provide septic replacement and services to area residents,” said Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier.

Investigators identified the suspect as Joe Frank Slater, 52, of Granbury, after using the identification of relatives and other individuals to forge records, open banking accounts and enter into contracts under the business name of ’24/7 Septic Services.’

Sheriff Authier says, “The suspect entered into contracts with the victims, took their money utilizing it for personal use, forged government records, failed to provide services and stole identifications, adding up to more than $100,000 stolen from unsuspected Parker County residents…

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