Rafaela Juarez and Hugo Juarez-Zaragoza SENTENCED - 3 Year Probation
Rafaela also believed to go by Jennifer, Ana and Lisa. Hugo also believed to go by Jesus.
Known Work Locations:
Sun City, Sun City West, and Sun City Grand area
Female (Rafaela), Male (Hugo)
UPDATED Oct. 7, 2019: The Arizona Registrar of Contractors has reason to believe additional residents of the Sun City and Sun City West areas may have been taken advantage of by Rafaela Juarez and Hugo Juarez-Zaragoza. The Agency also has reason to believe Jennifer and Jesus Ramiro are new aliases being used by Rafaela and Hugo.
From June 20, 2019 to August 12, 2019, AZ ROC received multiple new complaints from residents of Sun City/Sun City West against a Jennifer and Jesus Ramiro for poor work and eventual abandonment.
So far, homeowners who filed recent complaints are out over $110,000 and most allege they hired the duo/family for hardscaping work, pavers or irrigation installation, concrete and stucco work, or painting.
In December 2017, Rafaela pleaded guilty to Theft, a Class 4 Felony and Hugo pleaded guilty to Criminal Damage, a Class 4 Felony, in the Maricopa County Superior Court. In February of 2018 they were both sentenced to 3 years of probation.
The Agency received and investigated 11 complaints against the couple between 2010 and 2016. During this time, the money paid by consumers to these two unlicensed entities is alleged to total $138,100. The contracted-for work typically involves landscaping and the couple is known to work in Sun City, Sun City West, and Sun City Grand areas.