This video shows Daniel W. Jamison discussing killing an Alexandria, Va. homeowner who hired him for a job he didn’t finish. The "hit man" turned out to be an undercover officer. (The Washington Post) Many people have an exasperating tale about a construction contractor who didn’t get the job done. Shoddy work. Stopped showing up. Took the money and ran. But those don’t compare to the tale of Daniel W. Jamison, a contractor who had a string of fraud-related convictions when he was hired and paid by a Fairfax County, Va., man to do a $41,000 home remodeling job.
Jamison did some work on the home, then vanished. The homeowner had him charged with construction fraud. So Jamison took his own action: He hired a hit man to kill the homeowner.
Jamison agreed to pay $500 for the murder weapon and $10,000 for the killing and then falsely told the hit man that the homeowner had stacks of cash and Rolex watches in the house that the killer could keep after he committed the murder. All of this information is on video, because the hit man was actually a Fairfax County police officer.
Jamison did not end up paying the “hit man” […]