Sheriff Warns of Possible Scam
Sheriff James A. McVicker wishes to warn citizens to be on the alert for a group working the Bladen and Columbus county areas looking to scam homeowners or possibly doing surveillance to return later and break into homes. “We have received phone calls from several concerned citizens in the last few days of two separate groups of people coming to homes and offering to do home repair, set up mobile homes and underpin them and also selling seafood,” said McVicker. “We believe this group is the same group that has recently been involved in numerous breaking and entering’s in Columbus county. In those instances they approach home owners and offer …..