LInda A Lankswert
map-marker Louisville, Kentucky

Took my insurance check, cashed it and never came back

I entered into a contract with Novastar on Aug. 1, 2012 to have my roof replaced. This was for hail damage to the roof. The estimate for this work was $9992.12. I signed by insurance check over to them on Aug. 1 in the amount of $7242.15. I was called about a week later told they were going to start on my roof within the next week. Well they never showed up. That is when I started calling. I did finally speak with Jason who said he was one of the owners. Stated they would be here to drop off supplies 11/3. Of course they never showed up. I began to call every office number available with no return call. I contacted the BBB in NY where the mane office was located. This was now in Feb. 2013. BBB had no luck. I contacted an attorney, the letter was returned to him. I then had to pull money from my 401k because my insurance was going to be cancelled because the roof was never done. I have never given up my search for these people. I know I will never see my money again. They are terrible people who take advantage of hard working folks that are just trying to get by. I know this will not solve anything but makes me feel better just letting others know not to trust them. I do know they no longer go under that name. I just hope one day they get what they deserve for all the hurt and financial struggle they have put people through.
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Guest

Do you have a picture of him. That name is very familiar

John N Mzy

Not unusual for contractors. You will never see any of your money again and even if you did find them they would turn out to be bums with no assets and would file for bankruptcy if need be.

You might be able to take the money you lost as an itemized deduction on your federal taxes. Check it out.

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Dirk Mct
map-marker Flushing, New York

We need to file a class action suit against NOVASTAR

Seems like NOVASTAR goes to cities hit by storms; advertises to get jobs; hires "SUPER NICE" salesmen who help the consumer get money from their insurance companies and then dissapears. That is exactly what happened to my family and I. It's been 8 months and they are nowhere to be found. It seems as if they are now in Atlanta now doing the same thing. There are plenty of people in this situation and what's amazing is that it's the same two names you hear over and over, Jason Chase and Louis Bernarducci. They need to be caught, put in jail and have all their assets taken away and hopefully recuperate at the very least some of the money they've stolen from people like myself.
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Loss:
$5800
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Guest

Please contact me about this.. I may know who you're looking for

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Grownwithwisdom@***i..com

Guest

By any chance do you have a picture of lou bernarducci. The name is very familiar. Came across some one about 2 months ago in atlanta

Guest
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look on facebook. lou bernarducci girlfriend is ansley summerlin

Guest
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Dude promotes for Supply & Demand In Buckhead. Thursday prmo events

Guest

they are here

https://www.facebook.com/restorteam

Guest

novastar took $6700.00 dollars from us and did not do any work on our home and would like to be on the lawsuit against them. My e-mail address is omcoylejr@***.com

Guest
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Is there an official lawsuit? They have formed a couple companies since.

One in Indiana and now one of the members is back working in Atlanta, Georgia.

This is very disheartening. Sounds like they form companies, run them out until consumers catch on and them *** and form another.

Guest

We rented our space to them and they broke a two year lease we are filling legal action against them. Jason Chase and Louis Bernarducci are both crooks and we have plenty of information right now to put them away for along time. Karma is on it's way boys.

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hi please let me know as soon as u know something I work for them they owed me a lot of money and wanna get it back

Guest

I worked for them for several months and have all the juicy details. They refused to pay me the last $450.00 and return my moisture meter which I know are just pennies related to what they have stolen or ripped off from numerous people and employees.

Believe me Im doing research and I'll bring them to justice. They both think "they are rockstars"!

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Dontae Yql

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Nova star construction

they owe me over 40 thousand off dollars work for them did alot of jobs and they bouce they havent pay me i got bounce checks i work for couple of month and jason kept telling me that they would pay me and never did i want my money company now called the restoration store they arfe in atlanta gergoia please everybody try and get these crooks for everything they have done they should be in jail and they should pay back everything they stole from other even for the hard work i did to support my family i struggle because of these crooks
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Guest

He “owns” Buckhead saloon in Atlanta

Anonymous
map-marker Elizabeth, New Jersey

Novastar Class Action Suit

Same stories as everyone who knows the company's name is familiar with. If you have had your money stolen by this company please contact novastarclassactionsuit@***.com. Actions are being taken and if you want to be a part of it to re-coupe any losses, please contact immediately. Please have all information available and accessible. Any contracts or paperwork you may have signed; copies of canceled checks; documented paperwork from your banking institution supporting the transaction; and anything else you believe to be of importance. Victims more then likely will be in multiple states, so this will take some effort and time with communications; but if you have been wronged, the results will be worth the fight.
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Guest

Check out Buckhead saloon Atlanta he’s an owner apparently

Anonymous
map-marker New York, New York

Super Pissed!

6 months ago I was scheduled for a roof to be replaced as promised that they could get my homeowners insurance to pay for it. That they did. I was very pleased the salesman was really nice and he came threw on his promise. So when I received the check I eagerly contacted him immediately to schedule my roof. We picked out colors sign contracts and said his production manager would call to let me know when the work will be done. I waited patently for week then I decide to call. They didnt know who I was and knew nothing of my roof. So I called my salesman he informed me that the paperwork takes a while for the paperwork to be processed give it a few more days. Finally I received a call almost 2 weeks later! The production manager tells me the roof will be done that saturday, No one shows up! I call with no answer. They finally called and said tuesday no show! This happened 5 times. After a month of no roof Ny gets hit with the biggest storm in 50 years. Half my roof blew off and my house was severely damged. Garbage cans of water filled my house. Ibegged them to refund my money. They wouldnt. They wouldnt help with the repairs to the inside. 4 months later I have a roof that leaks and they are not answering their phone. I feel taken advantage of. Do Not Hire Them. They have bad reviews all the web! My insurance company paid them 12k for a *** leaky roof and im pissed
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Loss:
$12000
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Guest

Hi working on researching this company 'novastar construction' and 'the restoration store' - could you please message me at rtc1864@***.com ?

Guest

They are now in Atlanta doing work, probally scamming other indiduals like yourself. They party like rockstars and live the life of Riley!

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redlegsfan
map-marker Atlanta, Georgia

Novastar took my money and ran.

Over a month and a half ago I paid them over $5K to replace my roof and gutters - have not heard one word back since they cashed my check. Two weeks ago I called to find out what was up. Local office number no longer working (whoa! big surprise!) - so I called the 800 number on their website. Had to leave a message with a girl who was absolutely clueless and rude. Over an hour later I get a call from some guy that says they will be out within two weeks... two weeks have past and I call the 800 number back to get same rude girl and leave a message. This is absurd. I will be filing a complaint with the BBB as well as contacting my state attorney's office. BE WARNED!!! Novastar Construction Group is bush league at best.
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$5000
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LInda A Lankswert

Novastar got me with my roof. They took my check and ran.

After 50-100 call I then contacted an attorney. He sent a letter to Novastar which was returned, never opened. My insurance company was then going to cancel me because of my roof so I had to pull money from my 401K since I didn't have that kind of money. They got a check for $7242.

which was partial payment. That I know I will never see again. I just want others to know about them so they don't get taken. It is a horrible feeling thinking you can't trust anyone!

Novastar takes advantage of folks and don't give it a second thought. I just hope one day they will get what they deserve

Guest

please contact novastarclassactionsuit@***.com.

Actions are being taken and if you want to be a part of it to re-coupe any losses, please contact immediately.

Do not hesitate or believe it to not be worth the time. The more victims we can identify, the stronger our case becomes showing that these are intentional malicious actions on their part displayed through repetition and not merely unfortunate coincidences.

Please have all information available and accessible.

Any contracts or paperwork you may have signed; copies of canceled checks; documented paperwork from your banking institution supporting the transaction; and anything else you believe to be of importance.Victims more then likely will be in multiple states, so this will take some effort and time with communications; but if you have been wronged, the results will be worth the fight. 34a1579

Dontae Yql

nova star construction are a scam i use to work for them they owe me over 40 thousand of dollars and im not the only one im trying to get my money and jason chasse and louis bernarducci are crooks they change their name now the company name is the restoration store and im tryin to get a lawyer and get this people to jail for all the bounce checks i got everybody should warn people not to do bussines with them

Guest

They are now operating under another company in Atlanta from the hail storm, the owners Jason Chase and Lou Bernaducci need to be stopped from doing this to other people, somebody needs to research where they are and shut them down!

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By any chance do you have a picture of Lou Bernarducci the name is very familiar.

Guest

These people are storm chasers that go from state too state and steal peoples money. My roof is leaking/shingles fell off that they put last September and these people haven't returned ANY phone calls in 3 months.They use the cheapest subs around that they find in home depot parking lots(obviously).

*** BEWARE, DON'T USE NOVASTAR CONSTRUCTION GROUP THEY WILL TAKE YOUR MONEY AND RUN*****

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Hi working on researching this company 'novastar construction' and 'the restoration store' - could you please message me at rtc1864@***.com ?

Guest

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Very rude company

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