Scam Artists in Des Moines County Area
Des Moines County Sheriff Mike Johnstone, is asking residents to be on the lookout for scam artists from Missouri.
These unlicensed groups are offering seal coating and asphalt repairs, usually for driveways. Several complaints to the Sheriff’s Office stated that rural residents are being offered cut rate deals and then charged triple once the job is done. The scam artists prefer to prey on older residents and use intimidation to collect their fees. Any county resident coming in contact with people offering seal coating or any service should contact the Sheriffs’s Office or local law enforcement at 319-753-8366.