Elderly Carter Co. homeowners targeted in home repair contractor scam

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A common move of a contractor is to scam the elderly, who often lack the research skills needed to verify if a person is who they say they are, and who often have money saved up. Joshua Wright was arrested for stealing over $15,000 from an elderly man and over $9,000 from an elderly woman.

But crime doesn’t pay, and Wright may spend up to 30 years behind bars if convicted.

Read more: https://www.kxii.com/content/news/Elderly-Carter-Co-homeowners-targeted-in-home-repair-contractor-scam-537483301.html


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