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Attorney General files petition for pool company owner to comply after pools were left unfinished

Posted: 5:54 PM, Feb 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-15 02:41:31-05
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TAMPA, Fla. — The Attorney General's office is investigating a story ABC Action News has been following for years into unfinished pools, with over a dozen victims involved.

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ABC Action News first exposed issues with Premier Pools and their troubled former president, Trevor Summers, in 2017.

Following Summers arrest, the president who took over, David Nail, told ABC Action News in 2018 the company was in a financial hole because of the previous owners.

Nail told us then that the company plans to complete all the pools within the next two months. However, last week the attorney general's office filed a petition in Hillsborough County court for Nail to cooperate in their investigation.

"The Attorney General has received numerous complaints from Florida consumers concerning Premier Pools' business practices," Court documents say.

"It is believed that such failures were the result of Premier Pools soliciting sales from consumers despite the fact that it knew or should have known that it did not have the ability and/or resources to perform the work for which it was being paid," the documents went on to say.

The petition say Nail received a subpoena in May of 2018, but he has failed to provide the necessary documents.

The Attorney General's office said they have attempted to reach Nail several times in the summer, and again in December with no response.

ABC Action News reached out to Nail by phone, but as of this time have not heard back.