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A 54-year-old Pacific Grove man pleaded guilty Friday to more than 30 felony and misdemeanor charges related to contracting-related fraud, the Monterey County District Attorney’s office said.

According to the report in the Californian,com Danny Jess Langley was arrested Aug. 27 and charged with 11 counts of premium insurance fraud, insurance fraud, five counts of using a false contractor’s license, filing a false document, grand theft, forgery and failing to register as an employing unit. He was also charged with 10 misdemeanors including two counts of failure to secure workers’ compensation insurance, five counts of contracting without a license, two counts of advertising as a contractor and failure to observe a stop order.

Langley also admitted to a special allegation that he suffered a prior violent felony conviction and that he committed felonies while out on bail. He previously served time in San Quentin Prison.

He has previously been found to be in violation of two misdemeanor probation cases.

Langley was placed on probation in 2011 for contracting without a license. In May 2012, he was again found to be contracting without a license, not having workers’ compensation insurance for employees and using a false contractor’s license.

Contractors State Licensing Board Investigator David Leary continued to receive information that Langley was committing the same and similar crimes by telling homeowners he was fully licensed and insured. In July, Langley was cited again and issued a stop work order. Further investigation revealed Langley made false statements to the State Compensation Insurance Fund to obtain a lower premium, filed a false document with the CSLB, used a false contractor’s license and committed grand theft and forgery.The defendant also stole personal checks and credit card information from one homeowner while working on her house. He has been in custody since his Aug. 27 arrest.

Langley recently has been advertising in online bulletin boards as a licensed contractor with positive reviews. He used a state contractor license number which was never issued to him. Langley also asks unsuspecting consumers to pull owner-builder construction permits from local building departments since he is unable to as an unlicensed individual. This places property owners at financial risk for project costs, employee payroll, and jobsite injuries.