Andrew Tuitavake, who was posing as a contractor Utah Code 58-55-501 (1) agreed to order materials such as concrete, HDO wood forms, boulders, rebar, etc. from Mountain Lumber for the Fisher’s construction project. From November 2021 through April 2022, Andrew delivered $186,758 on behalf of the Fishers to Mountain Lumber for materials. Andrew would tell the Fishers via text and in person he ordered materials, but Mountain Lumber was experiencing supply chain shortages, and failing to meet scheduled delivery dates, and could not secure proper transportation to job sites. 76-10-1801. Communications fraud
After months of not receiving the materials, Fishers asked Andrew to cancel the purchases and get a refund. Andrew ignored the request. Fishers contacted Mountain Lumber and learned that it was a business opened under Andrew’s request by his sister-in-law Losina Sekona. 76-4-201. Conspiracy Fishers asked Losina for a refund and she said she would have to talk to Andrew about it.