The investigation dates back to early February when troopers were made aware of a customer purchasing appliances from Coastal Maytag at 30459 Cedar Neck Road and the items were never delivered.
Further investigation revealed that numerous customers have purchased appliances in which they either have paid in full or in part and have not received the merchandise or any type of refund. To date, a total of approximately 30 fraudulent complaints have been filed with the Delaware State Police regarding the business.
Coastal Maytag remains closed at this time. The case continues to remain under investigation by the Delaware State Police Troop 4, Financial Crimes Unit.
No charges have been filed. Detectives will be working in conjunction with the Attorney General’s Office.
Detectives are asking that anyone who believes he or she is a victim to attempt to report your case by May 1 to Detective McCabe at 302-856-5850. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333 or to www.delaware.crimestopp