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Jeff Barnes of Kansas Home Inspector Licensing Board caught issuing fake license to himself.

November 29th, 2009

More than a month before the Kansas Home Inspector Licensing Law goes into effect, the Chairman of the Kansas Home Inspector Licensing Board, Jeff Barnes was caught secretly issuing himself a counterfeit license #0001.  The abuse-of-office scheme was uncovered when Mr. Barnes began an advertising campaign touting himself as “The only licensed inspector in Kansas” and “Kansas’s 1st Registered Inspector” in an effort to gain a market advantage over competing inspectors.

Read investigative reporter David Klepper of the Kansas City Star’s November 27, 2009 article regarding the corruption scandal.

This blog entry was posted by Nick Gromicko.

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