Contractor called out online

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POSTED: Friday, February 28, 2014 - 9:00pm

UPDATED: Friday, February 28, 2014 - 9:09pm

When a Tennessee contractor scammed her out of money, she fought back buying the internet rights to the man's name so she call him out in an on-line wanted poster. Andy Wise reports.

(WMC) The first $500 money order cleared the bank.

Jerry Breedlove's making payments and apologies -- after Linda Corti turned him into a website 'wanted poster.'

The Collierville, TN, handy-man has admitted to falsifying invoices to defraud Corti of $3,054.75.

Corti had hired Breedlove to purchase and install 18 recessed lights and their hardware for part of her East Memphis home renovation.

Breedlove had performed work on her home before, so Corti said she felt comfortable hiring him again.

What Corti, a graphic artist by trade, did was design a website: JerryBreedlove.com.

She actually bought the web rights to his name. "I think it was probably $28 or something," she said.

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