New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
March 24, 2022

Warren G. Cormack, Attorney | (603) 271-1196

Wayne Cormier Sentenced for Theft from Elderly Victim

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella announces that Wayne Cormier, of or formerly of Salem, NH, pleaded guilty and was sentenced on March 22, 2022, in Rockingham County Superior Court, on one count of Theft by Unauthorized Taking, a Class A felony.

On July 6, 2016, Cormier received a $1,840 deposit to perform flooring work for an elderly victim. Over the next several months, Cormier never performed any work. Cormier repeatedly lied about the status of the project and about what he did with the victim's money.

Cormier was sentenced to twelve months in the House of Corrections, with four months served immediately and eight months which will be suspended for four years. Cormier is ordered to pay $1,440 in restitution and may not contact the victim.

The Consumer Protection Bureau investigates and prosecutes fraud related to home contractors. To file a complaint with the New Hampshire Department of Justice, call the Consumer Protection Hotline at 1-888-468-4454 or file a complaint online at

New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658