Mooreville men arrested, charged for Lee County scam

Two men from Mooreville are accused of selling equipment and vehicles without the owner's knowledge.

Posted: Sep. 24, 2018 10:54 PM
Updated: Sep. 24, 2018 10:54 PM

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and social media scams in lee county. this after authorities say twomen went onto someone's property...selling thatperson's possessionsonline. wtva's rebecca butcher joins us live now with what we know investigators saythe suspects pretended toinheritabout 13 thousand dollars worth of itemsfroma deceased relative... they recommendsafelymaking purchases here at this exchange at the department instead...when dealing with online sellers. sheriff jim johnson says the story these two...24-year-old renshay dean and 42-year-old louis rodgers... ...gave tobuyers was thattheir grandfather passed away...and they were just trying to get rid of his stuff...when the actual owner it still alive. laymondpalmer, lives nearmooreville "i don't think it's a bit right myself, because they don't own it or nothing." sheriff jim johnson says the suspects took pictures of four tractors and twocars among other items...then posted it on facebook to sell.they're now charged with grand larceny. sheriff jim johnson, lee county sheriff's department "we want to warn the public about purchasing stuff online from an individual." authorities saypeople responded to thead...meeting the suspects on the property...not knowing it did not belong to the sellers. authorities so far recovered 3 tractors and some personal property. laymondpalmer "a bunch of lies to me just to get a tractor and some stuff. people are crazy these days and times." rightnow,authorities are still looking for other items that were taken. if you've replied to this ad or know someone who did you're asked to contact thesheriff's department. live in lee county, rebecca butcher wtva nine news. at , alan's here with
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