Grieving Chesterfield woman harassed into giving scammers $2,000, gun for paving job

 Grieving Chesterfield woman harassed into giving scammers $2,000, gun for paving job

CHESTERFIELD, VA. (WRIC) — A Chesterfield woman was shaken to her core after falling victim to a paving scam this past week. Police said they are looking for a group of men aggressively and illegally soliciting families.

Authorities said the men are going door to door offering paving jobs.

“Of course the initial quote is amazing – but when the job is done, magically that price gets jacked up and the group becomes aggressive with their demands for payment,” Police wrote in a Facebook post on Friday.

Lynn Frampton fell victim to the men on Wednesday.

“I just sat here numb. I was crying so hard,” she told our sister-station WRIC on Friday.

Frampton said a group of men randomly pulled up at her home, said they’d just finished up a job and had asphalt left over. She said they offered to pave her driveway for just two to four bucks per square foot – but every time she asked for a total quote, they…

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