Buyers beware. A gang of itinerant con artists known as the “Irish Travelers” have been spotted in Lincoln County. The sheriff’s department issued a warning to residents to be on the lookout for these transient contractors who authorities say target ...Read More »
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I'm a barber who loves your column and listens to lots of bad-luck stories. Your October column about the church people who invested $9,000 in 1,000 U.S. $1 silver certificates prompts me to ask why so many financial scams work. A customer told me he had lost $17,000 in an oil drilling partnership that had promised him a 32 percent return. Another invested $7,000 in Iraqi dinars, losing it all, and a bowling buddy lost $11,000 trading stock options.
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