The Walton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal investigation’s Bureau in conjunction with the State Attorney’s Office completed a yearlong fraud investigation of 53 year old Griffin Scott Littlefield of 3157 Club Drive, Miramar Beach.
According to the complaint, Littlefield had conned a local investor to invest $200,000 into his business, First Class Facility Maintenance LLC. Littlefield made false promises and misrepresentations of future acts to obtain the funds and squandered the money.
Littlefield was also stealing from his own employees of the company, by failing to make payroll payments and withholding health insurance payments without providing a health insurance plan. Through a systematic, ongoing course of events, Littlefield stole $218,488 from 4 victims. Upon discovering that the criminal investigation was underway, Littlefield fled the area to Birmingham, Alabama, and was arrested by the Trussville Police Department on June 19th. On Tuesday, July 8th, Littlefield was arrested and booked into the Walton County Jail on a $50,000 bond.
Littlefield was charged with Grand Theft 1st Degree and Scheme to Defraud.