McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The North Texas roofer accused of ripping off Collin County families for at least $250,000 will sit in jail until he goes on trial.

Greg Averitt is a charged with theft and forgery.

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The victims said he took their insurance checks but did not do the repair work.

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Averitt had been out on bond since his indictment last summer, on the condition he not solicit any more construction work.

On Monday, a judge reversed that decision after learning Averitt was working for a new roofing company.

Averitt said he did not think he was soliciting because he only reached out to previous clients.

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The judge told him he was splitting hairs and ruled he stay in jail until his trial.