BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A roofing company has been banned from doing business in North Dakota, state officials said Tuesday.

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said he has issued a cease and desist order against McKenna’s Roofing and its owner Joshua McKenna. McKenna lists addresses in Brampton, North Dakota, and Long Prairie, Minnesota.

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A state investigation started in August showed that McKenna had taken an advance payment of over $5,000 for a roofing job and the homeowner spent the next year trying to get McKenna to do the work or provide a refund, without success.

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Investigators determined that McKenna’s contractor’s license had already expired when he took the money and the company has not since been licensed.

Stenehjem said McKenna has stopped cooperating with investigators.

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